Milkmaid Shortbread Hearts Recipe

February 7, 2023
Milkmaid Shortbread Hearts Recipe

Milkmaid Shortbread Hearts are a delicious and simple treat that can be made in no time. The ingredients required for this recipe are butter, sugar, all-purpose flour, and vanilla extract. The shortbread dough is made by creaming together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, then adding in the flour and vanilla extract and mixing until a dough forms. The dough is then rolled out and cut into heart shapes using a cookie cutter. The shortbread hearts are then baked in an oven at 350°F for around 15-20 minutes or until they are lightly golden brown.

These shortbread hearts are a popular choice for Valentine’s Day, but can be enjoyed all year round. The buttery, crumbly texture of the shortbread combined with the sweetness from the sugar makes for a delicious treat that is hard to resist. They can be enjoyed on their own or with a cup of tea or coffee. For an extra special touch, they can be decorated with icing or sprinkles.

Overall, Milkmaid Shortbread Hearts are a perfect treat for those who are looking for a simple and tasty dessert. Whether it’s for a special occasion or just a sweet snack, these shortbread hearts are sure to satisfy. They can be easily customized to suit your tastes and can be made in advance and stored for later. So why not give this recipe a try and see for yourself how delicious these Milkmaid Shortbread Hearts can be!

How to make Milkmaid Shortbread Hearts

Total Time : 40 mins

Servings : 5 servings


  • MILKMAID 70g
  • Egg 01
  • Flour 300g
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 80g butter
  • 70g Icing Sugar
  • ½ tsp Baking Powder
  • Strawberry Jam 30g


1. In a bowl add flour, icing sugar, salt , baking powder mix well and set aside.

2. Next , in a separate bowl add milkmaid, butter , the egg and vanilla essence and mix well.

3. Add the flour mixture to the Milkmaid mixture and mix well into a dough. 

4. Roll the dough out on a floured surface and cut out the hearts using a cookie cutter. 

5. Cut large hearts in pairs, next cut out small hearts from the center.

6. Bake the hearts at 180°C for 18 minutes. 

7. Dust the shortbread hearts with icing sugar and sandwich them with strawberry jam to serve.

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