Earl Grey Tea Shortbread

Earl Grey Tea Shortbread 


1 cup Earth Balance (softened)

1/2 cup sugar

2 cups flour

1 teaspoon cornstarch

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 teaspoons orange extract 

Earl grey tea leaves from two tea bags

sugar for sprinkling


*Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Cream butter, sugar, and orange extract. Stir in tea leaves. Sift in flour, cornstarch, and salt. Stir until fully combined.

*Press dough into a 9 1/2 inch tart pan with removable bottom. Sprinkle lightly with sugar (~ 1 teaspoon - 1 tablespoon). Bake for approximately 20 minutes or just until shortbread turns light golden brown. Cut shortbread into slices while warm. Remove bottom of tart pan and let cool completely.