Choco Covered Heart Biscuits

The Recipe: Choco Covered Heart Biscuits

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, it’s great to have these simple but oh-so-cute biscuits ready to whip up. This recipe will make 2 dozen, so you can keep a stash for yourself, too!

Choco Covered Heart Biscuits - Breeze House Owner's Club

Ingredients

For the biscuits

175g butter, at room temperature

160g caster sugar

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1 egg

275g plain flour

1 pinch salt

1 teaspoon baking powder

For the ganache

200g dark chocolate, chopped

100ml single cream

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Line 2 baking trays with baking parchment
  2. In a bowl, beat butter with sugar until creamy
  3. Add vanilla extract and egg; whisk well
  4. Sift flour, salt and baking powder. Add to previous mixture and beat at low until fully integrated and a dough is forme
  5. Chill in the fridge for 30 minutes
  6. Roll out dough on a lightly floured surface. Cut biscuits in the shape of a heart with a cookie cutter. Transfer onto baking tray. Re-roll any scraps of dough and repeat
  7. Bake in the oven for 7 minutes or until edges are slightly golden. Remove and let cool completely in a cooling rack
  8. In a medium pan, warm cream over medium heat.
  9. Once bubbles appear on the surface, remove from heat and pour over chopped chocolate. Let it rest for 3 minutes, then stir until chocolate is completely melted.
  10. Holding a biscuit on one side, dip it in chocolate, covering half of the biscuit. Transfer to a lined baking tray until set
  11. Repeat with remaining biscuits
  12. Devour with your Valentine, Galentine or Palentine!

For more sweet-tooth-satisfying snacks you can enjoy al fresco, check out our recipes for The Ultimate Chocolate CakeSpiced Hot Chocolate and Chocolate & Honeycomb Cheesecake.

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