A wonderful gift for Valentine's Day — a basket of delicious cookies in the form of hearts, decorated with ribbons. Of course, the cookies must be baked himself. For this gift, you can use cookies Lemon hearts.

Lemon hearts for Valentine's Day

To bake lemon cookies in the form of hearts, we need:

  • 200-250 g peeled ground almonds
  • 125 g icing sugar
  • 100 g icing sugar
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 sachet of vanilla sugar
  • 1 pinch of baking powder
  • 0,5 tbsp lemon juice
  • grated zest of half a lemon
  • fat for greasing the pan

Egg yolks pour into a bowl, adding icing sugar and vanilla sugar and beat with a mixer at high speed for a minute. Add in a bowl the ground almonds, baking powder and grated lemon zest. The exact number of ground almonds-defined eye — it will depend on the size of the yolks we took. Knead homogeneous dough.

Board sprinkle a tablespoon of icing sugar and roll out the dough into a smooth layer with a thickness of about 5 mm. Mold cut out dough hearts. Vystelim a baking tray with baking paper, grease with fat and bake for 10 minutes. The oven should be pre-heated to 180-200

While the hearts are baked, mix the remains of the icing sugar with lemon juice to obtain a thick homogeneous mass. The cookies immediately covered with glaze.