How to Make Love Heart Biscuits

 

Bake these delicious looking love heart cookies for a special someone with help from Renshaw White Icing and a heart cookie cutter. Add a sprinkling of edible gold dust for an extra delight!

You Will Need

Baking ingredients

125 g butter or margarine

55 g caster sugar

180 g plain flour – sieved

Decorating ingredients

Apricot jam

500 g Renshaw White Icing »

Paintbrush »

Rainbow Dust ProJel » – in a colour of your choice

Rainbow Dust Gold »

Alphabet Icing Cutters »

Heart Cutter »

How to Make

Baking Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°F/gas mark 5.
  2. Cream together the butter and caster sugar until nice and smooth then gradually stir in the plain flour to form a smooth paste.
  3. Wrap the shortbread in cling film and leave to rest in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  4. Roll out the shortbread on a work surface lightly dusted with flour.
  5. Using heart shaped cutters cut out the hearts shapes and place on a baking tray.
  6. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes until pale-golden brown.
  7. Remove from the oven and leave to cool on a wire rack.

 

Decorating Instructions

  1. Lightly brush the tops of the heart biscuits with apricot jam.
  2. Knead and roll out the White Ready to Roll Icing on a work surface lightly dusted with icing sugar.
  3. Cut out heart shapes using the same heart cutters used to make the shortbread biscuits.
  4. Place the icing hearts on top of the biscuits.
  5. Write a personalised message using alphabet cutters.
  6. Place ProJel into a bowl and add water until you get the colour you like and dip paint brush and flick on biscuits.

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