SocialEngine Demo by SocialApps.tech Strawberry Shortbread Hearts

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  • Posted By : Bill Jersey
  • Posted On : Jan 29, 2013
  • Views : 7087
  • Category : Occasion » Valentine\\\'s Day Recipes » Valentine\'s Day Romantic
  • Description : Valentine‚Äôs Day is just around the corner and these strawberry shortbread hearts make great gifts to loved ones as well as themed snacks.

Profile Information

  • Total Time 2 hours
  • Serves 2 servings
  • Difficulty Easy

Nutritions

  • Calories 10 g
  • Fats 20 g
  • Cholestrol 10 mg
  • Sodium 10 mg

Overview

  • Valentine’s Day is the perfect reason to get your baking hat and apron on and try some new in the kitchen.

     

    If you’re hoping to impress and melt hearts at the same time then try these strawberry shortbread hearts from Rachel’s. They’re easy to make and delicious!

     

    Here’s what you’ll need and how to do it –

     

    Strawberry Shortbread Hearts


    Makes: 12 biscuits

     

    Preparation time: 10 mins

     

    Cooking time: 10 mins

     

    Ingredients:


    225g salted butter, softened

     

    100g caster sugar

     

    225g plain flour, sifted

     

    Icing: 200g icing sugar, sifted

     

    4tbsp Rachel’s low fat strawberry yogurt

     

    A few drops of pink colouring, if required

     

    Method:


    1. Pre-heat the oven to 150C/300F/Gas Mark 2. Lightly grease a baking tray.

     

    2. Place the butter and the sugar in a mixing bowl and beat together until pale. Add the flour and bring the mixture together until soft dough is formed.

     

    3. Tip the dough onto a floured surface and using a floured hand gently roll out to ½ cm thickness. Using a heart shaped cutter, cut out the dough and place on the prepared baking sheet.

     

    4. Bake until golden brown for approximately ten minutes. Leave for five minutes on the tray to cool and then transfer to a wire cooling rack to cool completely.

     

    5. To make the icing, mix the icing sugar with the strawberry yogurt and beat until smooth, add the colouring and beat again.

     

    6. Using a small piping bag, pipe the strawberry icing within the contours of the biscuit. Allow to set.

     

    Note: This is a demo site. The content above has been taken from: http://www.femalefirst.co.uk/foodanddrink/valentines-day-recipes-shortbread-277463.html