Valentine Shortbread

These heart-shaped Valentine Shortbread are dipped in white and milk chocolate, and decorated with pretty love sprinkles!
Valentine Shortbread

Reasons to love these Valentine Shortbreads

  • Ease – You only need 5 simple ingredients to make this recipe. Prep, bake and enjoy within the hour!
  • Texture – crumbly and buttery shortbread with a coating of chocolate. These shortbreads really do melt in the mouth 🙂
  • Flavour – Creamy chocolate and buttery shortbread. It’s a match made in heaven!
Valentine Shortbread

You only need 5 ingredients!

You’ll only need a 5 simple ingredients to make these Valentine Shortbread:

  • Plain flour. Gives the shortbread structure.
  • Unsalted butter. Gives the shortbread a lovely buttery texture and flavour.
  • Caster sugar. Adds a little sweetness to the shortbread.
  • Chocolate. I dipped half the shortbread hearts in milk chocolate and the other half in white chocolate.
  • Sprinkles. Because who doesn’t love pink heart sprinkles!?
Valentine Shortbread

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Valentines Shortbread

Valentine Shortbread

These heart-shaped Valentine Shortbread are dipped in white and milk chocolate, and decorated with pretty love sprinkles!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Chill time 30 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Afternoon Treat
Cuisine Baking
Servings 10

Ingredients
  

  • 150 g Plain flour
  • 100 g Unsalted butter soft at room temperature
  • 50 g Caster sugar
  • 50 g Milk chocolate
  • 50 g White chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon Valentine's sprinkles

Instructions
 

  • Line a large flat baking tray with greaseproof paper.
  • Beat the butter and sugar together until smooth and fluffy.
  • Add the flour and use your hands to bring the mixture together into a shortbread dough.
  • Lightly flour a worktop and rolling pin. Tip the dough onto the worktop and roll it out to 0.5cm thick.
  • Use a heart-shaped cookie cutter to stamp out hearts and place them on the baking tray. You’ll need to bring the dough together and roll it out again to get 10-12 shortbreads.
  • Chill in the fridge for 30 minutes. Meanwhile preheat the oven to 180°C / 350°F / Gas mark 4.
  • Bake for 10-12 mins until pale golden brown. Leave to cool on the baking tray.
  • Melt the two chocolates in separate bowls in the microwave until smooth.
  • Dip half of the shortbread hearts in milk chocolate and the other half in white chocolate. 
  • Decorate with sprinkles and enjoy!

Notes

Store your Valentine Shortbread in an airtight container, at room temperature, for up to 3 days.
Keyword Chocolate, Shortbread, Valentine’s

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