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CREATE VALENTINE’S DAY DELIGHTS FOR YOUR SWEETIE WITH KIRSTIE ALLSOPP FOOD & COOKING ARTICLE

Watch the following video for a step by step guide on how to produce delicious, caramel filled millionaire shortbread biscuits for your Valentine

Kirstie Allsopp cooks Millionaire Shortbread Biscuits

Most of us would be happy to receive flowers or chocolates from our love on Valentine’s Day, but there’s nothing better than being given something homemade and from the heart.

Well, one woman who knows all about how special homemade things can be is Kirstie Allsopp, who loves treating her husband to scrumptious desserts and puddings. And with Valentine’s Day coming up she has created the perfect romantic treat to put a smile on your valentine’s face as well!

Putting a sweet spin on the classic British biscuit, Kirstie teaches us how to whip up delicious heart shape millionaire shortbread biscuits using Carnation caramel filling. And the good news is they take next to no time to prepare, leaving plenty of time for holding hands and snuggling up on the big day!

In the following video, she shows you just how simple it is to make these millionaire caramel shortbread biscuits. So grab your apron and mixing bowl and get set to make February the 14th one to remember for your sweetheart!

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CARAMEL FILLED MILLIONAIRE SHORTBREAD BISCUITS

"Make your loved one a sweet treat this February 14th with these heart shaped Millionaires' shortbread - crumbly biscuit sandwiched with caramel and drizzled with dark and white chocolate."

Ingredients

125g (4½oz) butter, softened
55g (3½oz) caster sugar
½tsp vanilla extract
140g (5oz) plain flour
Half a 397g can Carnation Caramel
55g (2oz) dark chocolate
55g (2oz) Nestlé Milkybar

Method

  • Preheat oven to 170°C (150°C for fan ovens) / Gas mark 4.
  • Cream butter and sugar with the vanilla until pale and fluffy. Add the flour and mix well. Chill the dough for 10 minutes.
  • Roll out on a floured surface to 3mm thickness and cut out biscuits using a 3cm heart shaped cookie cutter (it should make 36 hearts, if you keep rolling and cutting).
  • Transfer to parchment lined baking sheets and bake for 8-10 minutes.
  • Leave to cool.
  • To serve, spread some of the caramel onto half the biscuits and sandwich back together with the remaining biscuits. Melt the chocolate in separate bowls. Drizzle the chocolate over the biscuits and leave to set.
  • Enjoy with tea or coffee or pop one in your Valentine’s lunchbox for a special treat!

Tips:

  • You can freeze the dough if you don’t want to bake it all at once. Wrap tightly in a double layer of cling film – it will keep for about a month.

Makes 18

www.carnation.co.uk

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