ORANGE-POPPY SEED SHORTBREAD WEDGES

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

How good would these taste with a nice hot cup of tea? My mouth is watering just thinking about it! And so easy to prepare!
Recipe & photo: Realsimple.com


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Serves:

Makes 12 wedges

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
(1 stick) cold unsalted butter cut into pieces, plus more for the pan
1 c
all purpose flour, spooned and leveled
1/2 c
confectioners' sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
2 tsp
grated orange zest
2 tsp
poppy seeds

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a food processor, process the flour, sugar, salt, and butter until moist clumps form. Add the orange zest and poppy seeds and pulse once or twice just to combine.
2
Press the mixture evenly into a buttered 9-inch fluted removable bottom tart pan (or a 9-inch round cake pan).
3
Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly golden.
4
Using a serrated knife, cut the warm shortbread into 12 wedges. Let the wedges cool completely before removing them from the pan.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy