Teatime Recipes – Earl Grey Teabag Biscuits

Feeling grey? Or just looking for a treat? Our earl grey teabag biscuits feed up to 12 lucky people.

Makes: About 12 biscuits

Lucky Ingredients

  •   1 heaped tablespoon earl grey tea
  •   125g plain flour
  •   50g sugar
  •   20g icing sugar
  •   ¼ teaspoon salt
  •   100g unsalted butter at room temp
  •   ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  •   1-2 teaspoons water
  •   100g quality 70% dark chocolate


  •   Preheat the oven to 190C
  •   Combine sugars, flour, salt and tea.
  •   Lightly rub the butter in to the dry ingredients with the vanilla extract and 1 teaspoon of water.
  •   Using hands, quickly mix it all together until a dough forms. If needed add a few extra drops of water to bring it together.
  •   Place the dough onto a large sheet of parchment paper and roll out until it’s about 1cm thick. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

(You have 30 minutes to kill, so why not have a tea break? Check out our teas here!)

  •   Once the dough has chilled, roll it out to about 1/2cm thick and cut out the teabag shapes (you can use a teabag as a guide). Using a straw, press a small hole through the top of the biscuit to later thread the string through.
  •   Place them on to a lined baking tray with about an inch between each and bake until the edges are golden (about 12 minutes). Leave on the sheet for about 5 minutes before removing.
  •   Melt the chocolate in a bowl above simmering water, making sure the bowl doesn’t touch the water. Dip the cooled biscuits in to the melted chocolate ¾ of the way up and place on to baking paper to set.

With our recipe including tea, why not enjoy a cuppa whilst indulging in your biscuits? Look at our range of teas handpicked by our tea lovers today. Baking can be thirsty work, and we wouldn’t want you going thirsty!

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