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Chocolate Orange Love Heart Biscuits

Chocolate Orange Love Heart Biscuits - a perfect marriage of flavours to enjoy with your loved ones with a cuppa or a bowl of ice cream:-)
Course Snack
Cuisine British
Keyword biscuits, cookies, heart shaped, ValentinesDay
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 52
Author Camilla Hawkins

Ingredients

  • 100 g Plain flour
  • 100 g Cornflour
  • 175 g Unsalted butter softened
  • 100 g Icing sugar
  • 150 g Dark chocolate
  • Finely grated zest of 1 orange or 3 clementines

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180⁰C.
  2. Sift the flour and cornflour into a bowl.
  3. Cream together the butter, icing sugar and orange zest until fluffy.
  4. Gradually beat in the sifted flour and cornflour.
  5. Put half the mixture into a cookie press with heart shape plate.
  6. Press out cookie dough allowing room for spread onto an ungreased baking sheet.
  7. Repeat process with the other half of the dough.
  8. Bake in oven for 8 minutes or until lightly golden (turning tray after about 5 minutes).
  9. Allow to cool on tray for a minute before transferring to a cooling rack.
  10. Meanwhile melt the chocolate in a bowl over a pan of barely simmering water (the smaller the better).
  11. Dip the top of each heart biscuit in the chocolate to coat and place on a sheet of baking paper to set.
  12. Serve with a cuppa or a bowl of ice cream.

Recipe Notes

If using a waxed orange/clementines make sure you wash off the wax well with either washing up liquied or vinegar and water.