MAWMAW'S TEA CAKES

Mawmaw's Tea Cakes Recipe

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Rose Dailey

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I used to make these with my grandmother. Now, I'm teaching my grand children how to make them :-)

If they are rolled out, they are crisp. But I have used less flour and made them like drop cookies, and they are softer that way.

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Ingredients

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3 c
sugar
3
eggs
1/2 c
buttermilk
1 c
shortening
2 tsp
baking powder
3/4 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
3 tsp
vanilla extract (see note below)
all-purpose flour (about 3 or 4 cups)

How to Make MAWMAW'S TEA CAKES

Step-by-Step

  • 1Mix all ingredients together.
    Add enough flour to get desired consistency ( about 3 or 4 cups ).
    Roll out on floured board.
    Cut with cookie cutter, and place on a greased cookie sheet.
  • 2Bake in a pre-heated oven at 375 degrees, until lightly browned.
  • 3NOTE: If you like lemon flavor, you can replace the vanilla extract with lemon extract.
    I have done this before and also put a lemon glaze on the top of the cookies after cooling.

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Course/Dish: Cookies




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