Put all ★ ingredients into a heat-proof microwavable container. To dissolve, start with 30 seconds at 500 W and heat for longer if necessary.
Cut the slices of white bread with a heart-shaped cookie cutter. (Mine was about 3 to 3.5 cm in diameter.)
Place on a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Bake for 8 minutes. Take it out, flip over, and bake for another 8 minutes in the oven.
Take the bread out of the oven. On one side, spread out the mixture from Step 2. You could either brush it on or dip the bread in it.
Return the bread to the oven. My estimation is to bake for 12 minutes at 140℃, but start with 10 minutes and bake for longer if necessary.
They're done when they turn golden brown!
As for the rest of the bread (with heart-shaped holes), chop it up into small bits and repeat steps 4 to 5 (or work simultaneously with the heart-shaped ones) for bite-sized rusks!
Story Behind this Recipe
I was wondering if I could make something with the sliced bread I had at home, and ended up creating this recipe. I made them into heart shapes because it was the day before Valentines Day, but I'm sure you could use other cookie cutters to make different shapes.
The ingredients marked with should be a 1:1 ratio. Use whatever type of sugar you prefer, I used light brown sugar. Mix in some cocoa powder or cinnamon for a change. You can make approximately 6 hearts with one slice of bread.