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have a heart jammy dodgers

As close as I get to “romance” for Valentine’s Hallmark Day* (no shocking love tokens ordered from Daisyley for me) and slightly more attractive than the dish I served up last year. In a fit of enthusiasm and forward planning I made them yesterday, ready to put on the table today. I have no idea why I thought it was the fourteenth today – all that pancake tossing yesterday must have scrambled my brain – but anyway I’m sure there’ll be some left over for tomorrow.

To make Have a Heart Jammy Dodgers:

Beat together 125g soft butter with 125g caster sugar.

Add 1 beaten egg.

Beat in 220g plain flour and 30g custard powder to make a soft dough.

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Roll out the dough 3 – 4mm thick. Cut out round shapes and then cut out a heart from the middle of half of them.

Put them on a greased baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes at 190C until they’re pale brown.

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When the biscuits are cool, sandwich together with jam and (if you’re feeling really decadent) butter icing made with 50g butter, 100g icing sugar, ½ teaspoon vanilla extract and 1 teaspoon milk.

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* Read Celia’s thoughts on Hallmark Days. I totally agree with her.

7 thoughts on “be mine …

  1. Jayne says:

    OMG! I love that name, Jammy Dodgers (sounds like a group of naughty boys)! These cookies look so beautiful and delicious, I would have to have them with the butter cream, yum!

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