How to Make Easy + Flavourful Chai Shortbread

A delicious and amazingly easy recipe that replicates the taste of a delightful cup of Indian chai!

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How to Make Easy + Flavourful Chai Shortbread Recipe
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Measure and level flour with a knife into a small bowl.

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Combine flour and spices (next 5 ingredients), stirring well with a whisk.

Combine flour and spices (next 5 ingredients), stirring well with a whisk.

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3
Place sugar and butter in a medium bowl.

Place sugar and butter in a medium bowl.

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Beat with a mixer at medium speed until light and fluffy.

Beat with a mixer at medium speed until light and fluffy.

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Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture. Beat at low speed until just combined.

Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture. Beat at low speed until just combined.

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Mixture will appear crumbly. (Totally normal)

Mixture will appear crumbly. (Totally normal)

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Now, take your ice water and sprinkle it on the dough followed by a quick toss with a fork.

Now, take your ice water and sprinkle it on the dough followed by a quick toss with a fork.

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It should appear like this after.

It should appear like this after.

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Divide the dough in half and shape it into two 6-inch long logs. Wrap each log in plastic wrap.

Divide the dough in half and shape it into two 6-inch long logs. Wrap each log in plastic wrap.

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So now you need to chill the dough for 1 hour or until very firm to let all the flavours sink in.

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When the dough has been chilled, preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

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Unwrap dough and carefully cut each log into about 18 slices. Place dough circles 2 inches apart on baking sheet. Bake for 8-10 mins.

Unwrap dough and carefully cut each log into about 18 slices. Place dough circles 2 inches apart on baking sheet. Bake for 8-10 mins.

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The finished product is incredibly flavourful and satisfying!

The finished product is incredibly flavourful and satisfying!

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Stack em up and...

Stack em up and...

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Wrap them as gifts!

Wrap them as gifts!

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These were for Mother's Day. Enjoy :)

These were for Mother's Day. Enjoy :)

Ingredients

Cups All-purpose flour 
Teaspoons Salt 
Teaspoons Ground cardamom 
Teaspoons Ground cinnamon 
Dash of ground cloves 
Dash of ground black pepper 
¾ Cups Confectioners sugar 
10 Tablespoons Butter, softened 
1 Tablespoon Ice water  
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