4oz (110 g) Unsalted Butter
2oz (50g) Caster Sugar
6oz (175g) Plain Flour
1tsp Lemon Juice
Pre heat oven to 150 C, gas mark 2 or 300 F
Cream the butter until soft then add sugar and flourand lemon juice. Mix throughly first using a spoon or fork. Once all ingredients are mixed together use your hand to gradually knead the mixture into a ball.
Turn mixture out onto a caster sugar dusted surface and press out flat with your hands first before then rolling out with a dusted rolling pin.
Once the mixture has been rolled out cut out heart shapes with a cutter
|Cut out using heart shape cutter|
Arrange cut out shapes onto a lined baking tray
|Biscuits arranged on baking tray|
Cook in the oven until slightly golden, this takes about 20-30 mins depending on the oven.
Once taken out of the oven you can sprinkle with food glitter or choc sprinkles.
|With added red sparkle|
Leave to cool on a wire rack
Store in a airtight container to ensure biscuits keep crisp and fresh.
For a gift you could place them in a fancy ribbon tied gift box.
|The finished boxed biscuits|
More ideas to follow ........................