Today we bring to you a brilliant Earl Grey Shortbread Teabags recipe from the equally brilliant Ellie's Kitchen. Ellie is very talented baker and her blog is crammed with a whole range of recipes, from hand painted sugar cookies to homemade strawberry jam, you're bound to find a recipe you love on this blog.
It would come as no surprise to you that here at British Bakeware we're huge lovers of tea, so we're extremely excited to share this recipe with you. These earl grey flavoured shortbread biscuits are really simple to bake and they take no time at all to make! They're the perfect teatime treat for tea lovers!
This fantastic recipe and image is from Ellie's Kitchen and we highly recommend you take a look at her blog if you're looking for some inspiration on your next bake!
- 200g Unslated Butter, softened
- Tea from 3 Earl Grey Teabags
- 50g Dark or Milk Chocolate
Step 1 - Preheat your oven to 160ºC
Step 2 - then cream the butter and sugar together - you can either do this by hand or if you have an electric mixer, you can use that. The mixture should look pale and smooth.
Step 3 - Once you're happy with the mixture, add the vanilla and tea.
Step 4 - Start gently working in the flour. To avoid overworking the mix, it's best to do it by hand.
Step 5 - Form the into a ball but don't worry if it doesn't together straight away, you just have to be patient.
Step 6 - Lightly flour a flat surface and roll out the dough. Make sure it's about 5mm thick.
Step 7 - Cut the dough into teabag shapes. You may want to use a template to cut around.
Step 8 - Stamp out a hole at the top of each teabag.
Step 9 - Leave to chill in the fridge the fride for 15 mins before baking until the biscuits turn golden brown. This will take around 15 minutes.
Step 10 - Leave the biscuits to cool for a few minutes on the baking tray, once the're cooked before you transfer them to a wire rack to cool fully.
Step 11 - Once cooled, dip the bottom half of each biscuit in melted chocolate and leave to set on baking paper.
Step 12 - To finish, thread string through each biscuit and add labels.
For the full the recipe, visit Ellie's blog here.
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