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 {!LANG-f80e011557411e2b94dc9001b4de97f3!}.

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.