We all love hearts and flowers.

Happy New Year, happy new garden?
December 30, 2020
Chilli veg noodles
December 30, 2020

We all love hearts and flowers.

At this time of year we think of our loved ones – both near and far. Here is a little recipe to brighten the hearts and lives of those who will be so grateful that you have taken the time to cook these delicious biscuits for them.


I am delighted to share this recipe with you all; it can be easily adapted for those on special diets – gluten free (use a gluten free flour mix) or dairy free and soya free (use a dairy free and soya free margarine/spread/milk.)

This recipe does not contain any nuts or seeds and is suitable for vegetarian and egg free diets.


200g plain flour

25g custard powder

50g caster sugar

150g butter

One tablespoon of milk

4 tablespoons seedless jam

Icing sugar

Enjoy making and sharing…..

Level of cooking expertise: Easy

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Cooking temperature: 170c/gas 4/350f



  1. Preheat oven
  2. Mix the flour, custard powder and sugar in a bowl
  3. Add the butter and milk and mix to make a dough ball
  4. Roll out the dough and cut out large hearts
  5. Cut a small heart from half of the hearts
  6. Cook on a baking tray: 10 mins

When cold, jam together and sprinkle with icing sugar

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