Earl Grey Shortbread Cookies

Earl Grey Shortbread Cookies

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These crunchy and crumbly shortbread cookies are infused with earl grey tea leaves aroma dipped in a lemon glaze. These cookies are delicate with an elegant and subtle flavor.

Earl Grey Tea Leaves

Earl tea is basically black tea infused with the bergamot oil, giving it a distinctive and aromatic fragrant. This black tea has a floral taste with a hint of citrus flavor such as lemon, orange and grapefruit as the main ingredient of Earl Grey Tea is Bergamot, a type of citrus. Bergamot is a pear-shaped fruit of a size of a small orange.

The traditional shortbread cookies originated in Scotland in the 16th century with only three basic ingredients with a simple 3:2:1 ratio - three parts of flour, two parts of butter and one part of sugar.

INGREDIENTS:

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Earl Grey Tea Leaves Butter All-Purpose Flour  Castor Sugar  Salt Cardamom Powder

Making the cookies is as easy as A.B.C.

You just need to have the ingredients on hand and voila !! 

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Steps

- Make the dough. Make log and chill it. - Cut the cookies. - Bake at 350 F for 10 - 15 minutes. -Makes 30 cookies.  Enjoy with tea.

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Chilling is IMPORTANT !

Do not omit this step. This is a crucial step for the cookies to bake properly. Chill them at least for 30 minutes or overnight.

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