• Valentine’s Day is around the corner. This recipe will steal hearts!

    Make these shortbread hearts with strawberries and vanilla mascarpone to make your loved one’s day.

    Shortbread hearts with strawberries and vanilla mascarpone


    • 150g mascarpone
    • juice of ¼ lemon
    • 15ml (1 tbsp) icing sugar
    • 10 heart-shaped shortbread biscuits
    • 250ml (1 cup) fresh strawberries, sliced lengthways
    • icing sugar, for dusting



    Mix the mascarpone, lemon juice and icing sugar together in a bowl.


    With a spatula, evenly spread the mascarpone mixture on the biscuits.


    Spread the strawberry slices on the mascarpone-covered biscuits, reserving some for garnish. Sandwich the biscuits together and leave to set for about 2 hours.


    To serve, garnish the biscuits with the remaining strawberries and dust with the icing sugar.

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