Wednesday, 13 February 2013

Valentine's Shortbread Hearts

If you're looking for something quick to make as a last minute Valentine's Day treat for tomorrow how about these chocolate dipped shortbread hearts? They're a winner with friends and family too! 




You will need 
  • 250g butter
  • 110g caster sugar
  • 360g plain flour
  • chocolate to decorate 
Makes approximately 30 hearts


Method 
  • Preheat oven to gas mark 5 / 190C / 375F 
  • Beat butter and sugar together until they are smooth 
  • Gradually fold in the flour until a smooth dough forms
  • Put the dough in the fridge to chill for 20 minutes
  • Roll out the dough until it's approximately 1cm thick
  • Cut into heart shapes and place onto a greaseproof paper lined baking tray
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes
  • Leave to cool on a wire rack
  • Once cool dip each heart into melted chocolate and leave to set.. then enjoy! 



Are you baking any treats for Valentine's Day? 


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5 comments

  1. I wish I'd seen this post earlier. They look so good and I'm now too lazy and cold to venture out for ingredients x

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  2. These look absolutely delicious!! <3

    Tara
    The Style Rawr!
    xoxo

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  3. These look delicious, and so simple to make! I definitely think you not having a favourite dress means you need to buy more :) xx

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  4. awww these are super beautiful caroline! thanks for sharing :)
    ♥ laura
    the blog of worldly delights
    the shop of worldly delights

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  5. they look delicious, I'll definitely have to make some tomorrow... alone... and eat them all... alone! C x

    The January Girl ♥

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