ORANGE-POPPY SEED SHORTBREAD WEDGES

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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

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

1In 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.
2Press the mixture evenly into a buttered 9-inch fluted removable bottom tart pan (or a 9-inch round cake pan).
3Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly golden.
4Using a serrated knife, cut the warm shortbread into 12 wedges. Let the wedges cool completely before removing them from the pan.

About ORANGE-POPPY SEED SHORTBREAD WEDGES

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