Home    Subscribe    Contact    Login
Submit your recipes for a share of ad revenue - click 'write for us'

Raspberry Window Hearts

by Charlotte Jain (follow)
Debut YA novel - Champions: at fire's end - OUT NOW! Available at: charlottejain.blogspot.com.au/search/label/Store
Treat (74)      Cookie (36)      Raspberry (11)     
A cute shortbread treat with a delicious raspberry filling!



Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Makes: 12 servings

Ingredients

1 cup of plain flour
A pinch of salt
1/2 a cup of butter
1/2 a cup of icing sugar
1 teaspoon of vanilla essence
1/2 a cup worth of raspberry jam

Method
Preheat the oven to 160 degrees C and prepare a baking tray by either lightly greasing it or lining it with silver foil.

Sift the flour and salt into a mixing bowl. Stir to combine.

In a separate mixing bowl, place the butter, icing sugar and vanilla essence and beat with an electric mixer until creamy and well mixed.

Tip the flour and salt mix into the butter and sugar mixture. Beat together until just combined to form a crumbly mixture with a bread crumb-like consistency.

Use your hands to press the crumbly mixture together into a ball of dough. If the mixture is overly crumbly when pressed together to the point that it crumbles and loses its dough form when rolled out, return the dough to the mixing bowl, add a teaspoon more at a time or butter and beat again to form a slightly more moist crumble.

Wrap the completed dough ball in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 10-15 minutes to chill.

Once chilled, remove from the refrigerator and place the dough ball onto a lightly floured cutting board. Coat a rolling pin with a dusting of flour and roll the dough out flat, to about half a centimeter thick.

Use a heart shaped cookie cutter to cut complete hearts from the dough. Place these on the prepared baking tray. Alternately, you can cut heart shapes from the dough using a sharp knife.



Cut a further set of heart shapes, the same size as the first set, from the shortbread dough. Only this time, use a sharp knife to slice out the centres to form what will become the window shortbread halves. Place these on the baking tray, making sure to cut even numbers of complete hearts and windowed hearts.



Bake for 10-15 minutes until the shortbreads are cooked through and light golden.



Remove from the oven and allow to cool on a wire rack.



Once the shortbreads are cooled, take a full heart and spread a layer of raspberry jam onto its surface.





Place a windowed shortbread on top, and dust with icing sugar,



Categories
#Cookie
#Raspberry
#Treat
I like this Recipe - 3
[ print friendly ]
Share: email  facebook  twitter
More Recipes by Charlotte Jain
A tasty biscuit filled with ginger, spice, and everything nice! The lemon filling adds an extra laye...
477 views
A wrap with a difference, this wrap is great for changing things up in daily lunchboxes with some di...
219 views
A brownie with a difference, the 5-minute brownie mug is the ideal treat when you need a quick and e...
290 views
Caramel fudge is a fun, quick, and easy indulgent treat! Serve with a dollop of cream or a scoop of ...
465 views
Marbled cupcakes are the perfect treat for little ones who love both flavours! When you can't decide...
492 views
A fun monochrome snack to fill a party table or lunch box with an extra treat
137 views
view all recipes by Charlotte Jain
Articles by Charlotte Jain on Other Hubs
A fun Halloween activity for the whole family as part of the year's Halloween decorations! Ti...
12 likes
ID: 3792
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Recipes
Why deep fry when you can bake your schnitzel in the oven with excellent results! If you don'...
45923 views
This recipe is one of my Nan's - a total childhood favourite! Preparation Time: 10 minutes C...
9254 views
It is so delicious and nutritious, but yet easy to make
2186 views
Sometimes your average hot dogs can get a little boring
15480 views
Since my discovery that Lilli Pilli fruits (also known as Riberries) are indeed edible, I have b...
by Lucy
9179 views
A gorgeous chocolate mud cake with an orange twist
4216 views
A quick and tasty treat, able to be whipped up in a few minutes if the treat stockpile mysterious di...
6264 views
Serve these Easy Cheese Sticks with your favourite dips
2847 views
Tan slice, I think originates from New Zealand as I could not find it here in Australia
6298 views
Light and fluffy Milo flavoured cookies that make a perfect for a lunch box treat
3153 views
Categories
Dinner (157)
Lunch (140)
Dessert (130)
Healthy (145)
Easy (142)
Quick (90)
Family (72)
Snack (110)
Baking (86)
Chicken (79)
Treat (74)
Fruit (58)
Vegan (57)
Cake (54)
Salad (53)
Party (44)
Cookie (36)
Raw (36)
Eggs (35)
Kids (34)
Simple (34)
Cheese (32)
Sweet (27)
Toddler (27)
Fish (25)
Pasta (23)
Banana (22)
Biscuit (22)
Lemon (22)
Picnic (20)
Sweets (19)
Apple (18)
Drinks (18)
Snacks (18)
Juice (17)
Egg (17)
Avocado (16)
Soup (15)
Bread (14)
Orange (14)
Slice (14)
Cupcake (14)
Tuna (13)
Jam (12)
Featured on Other Hubs
 
Copyright 2012-2017 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version