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There's nothing wrong with giving into that 3:30itis when these Healthy Tam Tims are there to get you through. Give them a go, and yes, you can still drink your tea through these ones too!
Prep Time: 30 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 40 mins
Serves: 8
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Australian
Dietary Requirements: Egg-Free, Gluten Free, Nut-Free


  • 1 cup gluten-free plain flour plus extra for dusting
  • 2 teaspoons granulated stevia
  • 1/3 cup raw cacao powder
  • 75 g unsalted cold butter diced
  • 1/4 cup milk any kind, though full-fat dairy is best


  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons rice malt syrup
  • 2 tablespoons raw cacao powder

Chocolate coating

  • 100 g dark 85-90% cocochocolate (chopped into small, even-sized pieces


  • Preheat the oven to 180ºC / 350ºF / Gas Mark 4 and line a tray with baking paper.
  • Place the flour, stevia, cacao powder, butter and milk in a food processor bowl and process to make a firm dough.
  • Transfer the dough to a lightly floured work surface and knead until smooth.
  • Roll the dough out between two sheets of baking paper to make a rectangle (about 5mm thick).
  • Cut into 16 equal sized smaller rectangles.
  • Transfer to the baking tray and bake in the oven for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, to make the ganache, place all ingredients in a small bowl and beat until fluffy.
  • Remove the biscuits from the oven and allow to cool.
  • Once cooled, spread a thin layer of ganache over eight biscuits and top each one with another biscuit, sandwiching them together.
  • Place in the fridge while you make the chocolate coating.
  • Melt the chocolate slowly in a microwave (or in a heatproof bowl over a saucepan of boiling water, making sure the base of the bowl doesn’t touch the water).
  • Dip each biscuit sandwich in the melted chocolate and place on the baking paper.
  • Return to the fridge to set before serving.
  • Store in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 1 week or in the freezer for up to 3 months.
Nutrition Facts
Healthy Tim Tams
Amount Per Serving
Calories 207 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 28mg9%
Sodium 76mg3%
Potassium 100mg3%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 334IU7%
Vitamin B3 1mg5%
Vitamin K 1µg1%
Calcium 23mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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