Valentines Day Empire Biscuits


 Serves 10 – 20 minutes plus cooling time – Easy

Empire Biscuit Recipe:

  • 160g salted butter, at room temperature
  • 75g caster sugar  
  • 200g plain flour
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

To Decorate:

  • 200g Icing Sugar
  • 2 tsp water
  • Strawberry or raspberry jam
  • Red heart decorations 

How to make:

  • Heat the oven to 140c/fan120c/gas3. 
  • Cream together the butter and sugar then add the flour and vanilla extract to form a dough.
  • Roll out the dough onto a floured surface to roughly 2mm thick.
  • Use your heart shaped cutter to cut dough and spike biscuits with fork.
  • Place on baking tray and bake for 10-12 minutes, making sure to keep an eye on them.
  • Once cooled, spread a little jam on one biscut then place another on top.
  • Make up the icing and drizzle a small amount onto the centre of the biscut and decorate with your chosen heart decorations.

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