Valentineā€™s Inspiration ā€“ The Perfect Pair šŸ˜

As Valentineā€™s Day is fast approaching, we Ā thought weā€™d share the love with someĀ Valentineā€™s inspiration.Ā Follow these 10 simple steps to create delicious biscuits your Valentine will love:

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Ingredients for biscuitsĀ 

  • 100g soft unsalted butter
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 1 medium free-range egg (lightly beaten)
  • 275g plain flour
  • 1tsp vanilla

Ingredients forĀ decoratingĀ 

  • 225g icing sugar
  • 2-3tbsp water
  • 3-4Ā drops of food colouring
  • Fun decorations

Method

1. Preheat your oven to 190C / 375F /Gas 5. Line a baking tray with greaseproofĀ paper

2. Cream the sugar and butter together in a bowl.

3. Gradually beat in the vanilla extract and egg, until the mixture is well combined.

4. Sift the flour into the mixture, and stir until it comesĀ together as a dough.

5. Lightly flour your work surface and roll out the dough to a thickness of around 1cm.

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6. Use your heart shaped biscuit cutters to cut biscuit out of the dough and place carefully onto your baking tray.

7. Bake your biscuits in the oven for 8-10 minutes, or until pale golden brown.

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8. Set your biscuits on a cooling rack for 10 minutes.

9. Once your biscuits are cool enough to decorate; make the icing. Sift the icing sugar into a bowl, and gradually add the water (you do not want your icing too runny). Mix in your food colouring.

10. Use a knife to spread the icing onto the biscuits, and have fun decorating with your Valentines initials, love hearts, 100ā€™s and 1000ā€™s ā€“ you choose !

TOP TIP: Keep adding drops of food colouring to your icing, so you have a range of different shades.Ā 

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To createĀ the perfect paid of presents, make your Valentine a personalised photo mug, so once theyā€™ve eaten the biscuits they have a giftĀ that keeps on giving!

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