orange-poppy seed shortbread wedges

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Ellen Bales
from Indianapolis, IN

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:

serves Makes 12 wedges
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For orange-poppy seed shortbread wedges

  • 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
  • 2 tsp
    grated orange zest
  • 2 tsp
    poppy seeds

How To Make orange-poppy seed shortbread wedges

  • 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.