Almond Heart-Shaped Biscuits…

Almond Heart-Shaped Biscuits…

Preparation Time 20 minutes
Baking Time 12 minutes
Portions For 15-20 biscuits

Ingredients:

  • 100 grams Softened Butter unsalted
  • 100 grams Silver Spoon White Caster Sugar
  • 1 Happy Eggs lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp Silver Spoon Create Natural Almond Extract
  • 275 grams Allinson Nature Friendly Plain White Flour

For the decoration:

  • 400 grams Royal Icing Sugar
  • Silver Spoon Create Pink Food Colour
  • Sugar Flowers

Method:

  1. For the biscuits: heat the oven to 190C,375F, gas 5. 
  2. Line a baking tray with non-stick baking paper.
  3. Cream the butter and sugar together in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in the egg and almond extract, a little at a time, until well combined. 
  5. Stir in the flour and mix to a dough.
  6. Roll the dough out on a lightly floured surface to 1 cm|1/2″ thick. 
  7. Using heart shaped cookie cutters, cut shapes out of the dough and carefully place onto the baking tray.
  8. Bake the biscuits for 8-12 minutes, until pale golden. 
  9. Leave on the baking tray for 5 minutes to firm up, then place on a wire rack to cool.

For the icing:

  1. Sift the icing sugar into a large bowl and stir in water as directed on the packet to create a smooth mixture. 
  2. Stir in the food colouring.
  3. Carefully spread the icing on the biscuits and place a sugar flower on each biscuit before the icing sets.

Recipe and photo credits- Baking Mad

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11 Comments

  1. Michelle
    January 26, 2012 / 10:00 pm

    So pretty! I'm going to Pin them! I'm going to try to find your other 3 posts from here, too, so that I don't kill your bounce rate!Thanks for linking up with us. I'd love for you to link these to the Valentine Linky as well!

  2. Clairejustine
    January 26, 2012 / 10:41 pm

    Great Michelle I will pop over now 🙂

  3. Clairejustine
    January 27, 2012 / 4:05 pm

    @whats in a name thanks for following,going to follow back now 🙂

  4. Pat's Pink Apron
    January 30, 2012 / 3:15 am

    Very pretty. Pat

  5. Clairejustine
    January 30, 2012 / 7:25 am

    Thanks for the comment Pat 🙂

  6. Clairejustine
    January 30, 2012 / 7:25 am

    Thanks for the comment Pat 🙂

  7. PinkOddy
    January 30, 2012 / 11:07 am

    You think they'd work with vanilla instead of almond extract?

  8. Clairejustine
    January 30, 2012 / 9:23 pm

    @Pinoddy yes I do ,just a different flavor 🙂

  9. PinkOddy
    February 1, 2012 / 10:45 pm

    Thanks I may try this soon

  10. Clairejustine
    February 2, 2012 / 7:00 am

    Let me know how you get on :0)

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