Earl Grey Shortbread Cookies with Lavender Glaze

These are Earl grey Shortbread cookies with lavender glaze, made from the lavender syrup. 
You can find the recipe for the lavender syrup in the DIY section or click on this link.

Ingredients:
Earl- Grey Shortbread Cookies:

  • Flour – 140gm 
  • Almond flour – 50gm
  • Sugar – 3 tablespoon
  • Butter – 120gm
  • Earl – Grey Tea Leaves – 2 teaspoons  (ground)

Lavender Glaze

  • Lavender syrup – 2-3 teaspoons
  • Icing sugar – 100gm
  • Violet food colouring (optional)

Method:
Earl Grey Shortbread Cookies:

  • In a large bowl, sift the flour and almond flour and the earl grey tea. Add the sugar.
  • Using a pastry cutter or your fingers, mix the butter into the flour mix. 
  • Chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to an hour. 
  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees celsius. 
  • On a well floured surface, roll out the chilled dough and cut into circles (whatever size you like)
  • On a baking sheet, bake for about 10 minutes.
  • Once baked, let them cool on a cooling rack

Lavender Glaze:

  • In a large bowl, sift the icing sugar. 
  • Add the lavender syrup in small teaspoons. (Depending on how strong you want the flavour) 
  • Add a teaspoon or 2 of milk if needed to thin the icing sugar. 
  • Add 2 drops of violet colouring (optional).

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