1800's Tea Cakes

1800's Tea Cakes Recipe

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Tina Dickerson


These are great with coffee or tea, or just as a snack. This recipe is well over 150 years old!


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30 Min
10 Min


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1 c
2 c
2 tsp
3 c
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp

How to Make 1800's Tea Cakes


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • 2Cream sugar and shortening. Add eggs and vanilla-mix well. Sift flour, baking powder and salt. Combine with shortening mixture. Knead dough until it can be rolled out on a floured board. Roll about 1/8 inch thick, cut out and place cut 'cookies' on ungreased sheet pans/cookie sheets and bake until edges are just golden. (About 10-12 minutes) Middle of cookie should be fairly light. The longer baked, and the browner the cookie, the crisper it will be.

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Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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