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I'll share a shortbread recipe today. You can substitute any tea leaves but Earl Grey has that nice scent of bergamot. Make sure you grind the leaves well--a mortar and pestle works best. Enjoy!
Earl Grey Tea Shortbread
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup powdered sugar, sifted
1/2 tsp salt
1-T Earl Grey tea leaves, ground
1 cup flour, sifted
Preheat oven to 325F
Lightly butter 8 inch round pan
Beat butter with electric mixer until light in color, about 1 minute
Gradually mix in sugar, salt and tea leaves. Mix in flour until just combined
Press dough into pan. If desired, sprinkle with sugar and make patterns with a fork before baking.
Bake 30 minutes
Cut into 12 wedges