#AceRecipeNews – Just for ‘ Valentines Day ‘ this is a favourite of mine simply called ‘ ‘Valentine’s Biscuits ‘ hope you have a really nice day with your loved one.

by Eleanor Smallwood

Prep time:20 min, plus 15 mins chillingCook time:25 minServes:Makes about 15Difficulty:easy

Show someone you love them with Eleanor Smallwood’s crumbly heart shaped biscuits


  • 150 g butter, at room temperature
  • 75 g caster sugar
  • 225 g plain flour

To decorate

icing sugar edible glitter sugar roses


  • 1. Dice the butter into a big bowl. Tip in the flour, sugar and a pinch of salt. Gently rub in the butter with your fingertips and bring the dough together into a ball. Wrap in cling film and chill in the fridge for 15 minutes.
  • 2. Preheat the oven to 170Cgas 4.
  • 3. Turn the dough out onto a floured surface and roll to about ½ cm thick. Cut out heart shapes with a biscuit cutter and lay on a lined baking sheet. Bake for 15-25 minutes, until light golden. Leave to cool on a rack.
  • 4. To decorate the biscuits, mix together few tablespoons of icing sugar with enough water to make a paste. Spread the icing onto the biscuits, or drizzle over in lattice patterns. You can then dip the biscuits into edible glitter, or use a little icing to glue on sugar roses. Leave to set before eating.