Almond Heart-Shaped Biscuits For Your Valentine

Almond Heart-Shaped Biscuits For Your Valentine.

Hello friends,

Almond Heart-Shaped Biscuits, anyone?

Almond Heart-Shaped Biscuits For Your Valentine

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


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

Almond Heart-Shaped Biscuits For Your Valentine.


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.

Almond Heart-Shaped Biscuits For Your Valentine.

For The Icing:

Sift the icing sugar into a large bowl and stir in water as directed on the packet to create a smooth mixture. 

Stir in the food colouring.

Carefully spread the icing on the biscuits and place a sugar flower on each biscuit before the icing sets.

Almond Heart-Shaped Biscuits For Your Valentine.

Almond Heart-Shaped Biscuits For Your Valentine.

Recipe and photo credits- Baking Mad.

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Claire Justine
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  1. Michelle
    26th January 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. 26th January 2012 / 10:41 pm

    Great Michelle I will pop over now 🙂

  3. What's in a name..
    27th January 2012 / 3:04 pm

    Following you via Friday Blog Hop @ Homegrown Families. Here is my blog.

  4. 27th January 2012 / 4:05 pm

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

  5. Pat's Pink Apron
    30th January 2012 / 3:15 am

    Very pretty. Pat

  6. PinkOddy
    30th January 2012 / 11:07 am

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

  7. 30th January 2012 / 9:23 pm

    Pinoddy yes I do, just a different flavor 🙂

  8. PinkOddy
    1st February 2012 / 10:45 pm

    Thanks I may try this soon

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