recipe for Lemon Hearts comes from Dr Oetker - www.oetker.co.uk
Every product under the Dr Oetker brand stands for and represents
high quality. Products that should meet and satisfy consumer
needs - products made with the finest and best quality ingredients
- products that offer convenience, are easy to prepare - products
that guarantee perfect results - and of course products that
simply taste fantastic.
This philosophy of "Quality is the best recipe"
has been running through the business since it was founded
in 1891 and is a testament to its longevity and success. It
is an expression of the superior quality of its products.
It is a family business which cares about the quality of every
product launched that bears the Dr
How to say Dr Oetker
Unless, you are a native German, it is very likely that even
if you are familiar with one of the products that you may
be unsure as to how you actually pronounce Dr Oetker. Oetker
is a common surname in Germany, but in the UK and Ireland
it is fair to say there are not many Oetkers listed in the
local phone directory. It really is quite easy to say - it
is pronounced Dr Urtker. Simply substituting the UR for the
OE makes it easy to say.
For more information visit www.oetker.co.uk
for Lemon Hearts
125g (4½ oz) unsalted butter, softened
125g (4½ oz) caster sugar
1 large egg yolk
Finely grated rind 1 unwaxed lemon
250g (9 oz) plain flour
7.5ml (1½ tsp) Dr Oetker Baking Powder
1 sachet Dr Oetker Egg White Powder
20ml (4 tsp) freshly squeezed lemon juice
300g (10 oz) icing sugar
Dr. Oetker Soft Silver Pearls
to make Lemon Hearts
3 large baking trays with baking parchment.
the butter and caster sugar in a bowl and whisk until pale
in the egg yolk and lemon rind.
in the flour and Dr Oetker Baking Powder and carefully mix
together to make a firm dough.
out the dough to a thickness no greater than ½ cm
a 6cm (2½ inch) wide heart shaped cutter stamp out
approximately 40 cookies.
on the prepared baking trays, prick lightly with a fork
and chill for 30 minutes.
the oven to 180°C (160°C fan, 350°F, Gas 4).
the cookies for about 10 minutes until firm and lightly
golden round the edges.
Leave to cool on the baking trays for 10 minutes before
transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
ice, make up the Dr Oetker Egg White Powder using 30ml (2
tbsp) warm water and lemon juice as directed on the packet.
the icing sugar into a bowl and add the blended egg white
mixture to make a smooth spreadable icing.
approximately 30ml (2 tbsp) of the icing into a small piping
bag fitted with a No 2 size plain piping nozzle.
a line approximately 1mm from the edge of all of the cookies.
approximately 5ml (1 tsp) of the icing into the centre of
one heart cookie and gently spread it to fill the centre.
with Dr Oetker Soft Silver Pearls and allow to set for 1
hour before serving.
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