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Fig Rolls

For The Pastry For The FillingDirections:
  1. In a bowl, mix the flours, sugar, salt and almonds together.
  2. Add the butter and mix through until you have a breadcrumbs texture.
  3. Add the egg yolk and mix again until you form a dough. Do not overmix.
  4. Wrap the dough in clingfilm and place in the fridge to rest for 20 minutes.
  5. In the meantime, put all the ingredients for the filling into a saucepan and heat gently until the figs become soft and the liquid becomes thicker.
  6. Remove from the heat and allow to cool slightly.
  7. Place into a blender and blend until smooth.
  8. Leave filling to cool completely.
  9. Once your dough is ready, remove from the fridge and roll out in portions.
  10. Cut a long rectangle from each piece and place a line of the filling down the middle leaving an edge each side.
  11. Brush the edges and stick together to form a roll.
  12. Place the roll seal side down onto a greased, lined baking tray.
  13. Using a fork, press it into the dough to flatten to roll slightly and make a mark all the way along/
  14. Bake the rolls in a preheated oven at 200oc (180oc fan assisted) for 20 minutes until browned.
  15. Remove from the oven and allow to cool before cutting the rolls into biscuits.
  16. Store in an airtight container for 1-2 weeks.