Jean’s Jam Sponge Roll

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    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Australian Blue Ribbon Cookbook: Stories, Recipes and Secret Tips from Prize-Winning Show Cooks

By Liz Harfull

Published 2014

  • About

The oldest girl out of twelve children, Jean Biggins had plenty of practice cooking for the family before she began competing at Pinnaroo in the South Australian Mallee when she was just 17. ‘I entered some Anzac biscuits, and got a second prize. It was a great encouragement to continue,’ recalls Jean.

After marrying and moving to the Riverland, she was further encouraged by her mother-in-law, Regina, a fine cook of German de