What you need
250g butter – softened
50g caster sugar
250g plain flour
How to make it
1. Pre-heat oven to 170C/325F/Gas Mark 3.
2. Cream the butter and sugar together
until pale and fluffy. Sift the flour and cornflour onto the mixture until you have a smooth dough. Wrap the dough in cling film and chill in the fridge for at least an hour.
3. Unwrap the dough and roll out onto a floured surface until about 1.5 cm thick. Cut out heart shapes using a cookie cutter. If need be, gather up the left over bits, form into a ball and roll out again – beware of too much handling of the dough though.
4. Place the heart shapes on a silicone-lined baking sheet and bake for 30-40 minutes until pale and golden. Transfer to a wire tray to cool.