Bake: Chocolate Heart Cookies

Heart Cookies

Cupcake Belle’s Chocolate Heart Cookies


Show someone special how much you love them with Cupcake Belle‘s yummy Chocolate Heart Cookies!

They taste great on their own, or you can decorate them with pink strawberry-flavoured chocolate stripes to make them look pretty! Here’s how to bake them…

Cupcake Belle’s Chocolate Heart Cookies

You need:

100g self-raising flour
25g cocoa powder
75g chilled unsalted butter
50 caster sugar
1 medium egg (yolk only)
Pink chocolate or candy melts

  • Sift the flour and cocoa powder into a mixing bowl.
  • Chop the butter into small cubes and add it to the bowl.
  • Stir in the butter so that it’s covered with flour, then rub it between your fingertips until it looks like breadcrumbs.
  • Stir in the sugar.
  • Stir the egg yolk into the mixture, then use your hands to knead it into a ball of dough.
  • Wrap the dough ball in cling film and put it in the fridge for half an hour.
  • Line a large baking tray with greaseproof paper and sprinkle flour over your work surface. Heat the oven to gas mark 6/200ºC/400ºF.
  • On your work surface, roll out the chocolatey dough to 3 or 4mm thick, then use a heart-shaped cookie cutter to cut out lots of hearts.
  • Place the hearts on your baking tray, then bake the Chocolate Heart Cookies for 10 minutes.
  • While the cookies are cooling, melt the pink chocolate in a heatproof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water.
  • When it’s melted, use a spoon to drizzle stripes back and forth over the top of your cookies.

Delicious! Why not put them in a pretty box and tie a pink ribbon around it to make them look extra special? We hope you like these yummy cookies!

Happy baking with love from your fairy friend, Cupcake Belle! xxx

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