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Earl Grey challenge – the winning recipe!

2 Apr

Congratulations to Alice Clough, winner of our Earl Grey Challenge! Here’s a link to her watermelon lemonade recipe, a refreshing cocktail featuring a shot of Earl Grey, perfect for this sunny weather. Alice will receive a box of Earl Grey infused chocolates as a prize for her creative efforts!

If you’re a fan of Earl Grey, you can have a look at our Pinterest board, where we’ve collected some of our favourite recipes. Enjoy!

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Earl Grey biscuits

28 Mar

These Earl Grey biscuits are one of the recipes we’ve tried as part of our Earl Grey Challenge. They’re Lahloo Pantry’s chef Laura’s take on this recipe by Martha Stewart. Delicious and zesty, the perfect accompaniment to a cup of Earl Grey and a lovely present for friends or family!

Ingredients:

250g flour

225g butter

100g sugar

10g Lahloo Earl Grey

grated orange zest

a pinch of salt

Use a mortar to grind the tea leaves, mixing them with the flour and a pinch of salt.

In a separate bowl, mix butter, sugar and the orange zest. Then gradually add the dry ingredients to this mixture.

Divide the dough in two, and put each part on a separate piece of baking paper. Shape these  into logs, rolling them carefully in the baking paper to a diameter of about 1 and 1/4 inches. Freeze the logs in the baking paper for 1 hour.

Pre-heat the oven to 175 C .

Cut each log into biscuit-sized slices. Place them on a lined baking sheet about 1 inch apart.

Bake 12-15 minutes until golden brown.

Cool on a rack and they’re ready to eat! Enjoy!

Join the Earl Grey challenge!

7 Mar

It might be your favourite cuppa, but this quintessentially British tea also makes a great cooking ingredient! To celebrate our month of British eccentrics, we’ve decided to be playful and creative with this traditional brew. So here’s the challenge: how many ways of cooking with Earl Grey can you think of? Post us a link to your recipe and you could win a box of Earl Grey infused chocolates!

We’ll be collecting our favourite Earl Grey recipes on Pinterest. Send us a link to your recipes via Twitter (#EarlGreyChallenge), Facebook or as a WordPress comment (this entry only) until the 29th of March. The winner will be announced on Friday the 30th of March. 

This competition is open to UK residents only. Only original recipes from your personal blog(s) will be valid. 

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Earl Grey infused blood orange tarts at Lahloo Pantry

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