Almond Lavender Black Tea

I’m a big tea lover and I always spend a fortune when I’m in the US at Teavana. It’s actually pretty easy to make your own tea blend and a lot of the basic ingredients can be found online or in the grocery store.


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Lavender Shortbread


I love lavender. I love the way it smells. I put it in my tea all the time so when I saw these on All Recipes I got really excited. I didn’t have any fresh so I used dried. I also don’t have a food processor so I put the buds in whole. It tastes fine this way. They don’t get in the way when eating the shortbread either.
I didn’t make my cutouts super thick so they came out nice and buttery but just the tiniest bit crisp around the edges. You can the roll the dough out to your desired thickness. They taste amazing with black Ceylon tea mixed with a small amount of lavender (put the lavender and use loose tea in a strainer or in a coffee filter).

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