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Earl Grey Shortbread Recipe

Earl Grey Shortbread Recipe

This Earl Grey Shortbread recipe goes great with your favorite cuppa tea! Recipe by Chef Andre Begnaud.


  • 1 lb butter. unsalted, softened
  • 1 1/2 C sifted powdered sugar
  • 1 t vanilla extract
  • 3/4 t salt
  • 4 C sifted, all purpose flour
  • 1oz Earl Grey tea, powdered
  • 1 T lemon zest, grated


  1. Blend butter & sugar until fluffy.
  2. Lower speed & add van,. salt & flour
  3. Stir In tea & zest.
  4. Separate Into 4 equal rounds, wrap in plastic & refrigerate 1 hr minimum.
  5. Remove from fridge & allow to rest 10 min.
  6. Unwrap & roll to 1/4″ round, with a Lightly floured pin.
  7. Cut into 6 equal wedges.
  8. Carefully transfer to parchment lined cookie sheet.
  9. Bake 15–20 min. until golden brown on the edges.
  10. Cool in pan on wire rack.
  11. Remove carefully w/spatula.
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