Earl Grey Shortbread Cookies

Earl Grey Shortbread Cookies

Makes 12

  • 2 x Earl Grey Tea Bags
  • 150g plain Flour
  • 25g cornflour
  • 60g caster sugar
  • 120g salted butter - at room temperature
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla essence
With a pair of scissors - cut open the tea bags and empty the tea into a mixing bowl
Add the flours and sugar and mix well
Cut the butter into small chunks and add to the mix with the vanilla essence
With your fingertips gently rub in the butter - till well mixed
Roll into a log about 13cm long - wrap in some tin foil and put in the fridge to chill - about 30 mins
Heat the oven to 190c/375f/gas 5
Unwrap the foil and slice into 12 rounds
Put them on a lightly greased baking tray
Cook for about 10 mins till the edges are slightly golden
Allow to cool on a wire rack
Great served with a cup of Earl Grey Tea

Prep time - 10 mins - plus chilling time
Cook time - 10 mins

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