Thursday, February 13, 2014

Heart shaped cookies for Valentine's

Happy Valentine's Darling! ♥
I know it will be tomorrow, but if You like giving hand-made presents for Your special one, then, You already in Valentine's mood. :)
Like me. I made these cute cookies. And as a surprise for You, I filmed the decoration part. (my favourite) :D 
I hope You like them, and if You would like to, You can bake them in about 30 minutes + give an other half an hour for the decoration tomorrow. :)


For more Valentine dessert idea, You can check on Pinterest (click)
 - I collected a bunch of them! :) 

Ingredients:
  • 40 g= 1/6 cup of melted margarine
  • 1 egg
  • a pinch of salt
  • 40 g = 1/6 cup of sugar
  • 200 g = 4/5 cup of flour
  • 1/2 tbsp of baking powder
  • 1 tsp of vanilla flavor
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  • 1 egg white
  • 100 g = 2/5 cup of icing/powdered sugar
  • red food color
  • dark chocolate

Preparation:
1. Mix the egg with the sugar and the margarine.
2. Then add all the other ingredients from the upper column, and make a pastry ball from it.

3. Roll it out, and cut out hearts with heart-shaped cutters.

4. Place them on a tray, on a baking sheet, and bake them about 15 minutes on 200 degree Celsius.


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5. For the decoration mix 1 egg white with as many icing sugar as You got a nice royal icing. (not too liquid, not too hard)
6. You can use food colors to achieve reddish icing.

7. Melt the chocolate as well.

8. You should fill little foam bags, and cut little holes at the end of them.
9. You can watch the video - How I decorated the cookies. 



Have a fabulous Valentine's Day! 
xoxo: Hajni