Verna's Tea Cakes

Verna Bryant


This is a simple and delicious tea cake recipe that I have used for many years. My family loves these little tea cakes.


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
10 Min


  • 1 c
  • 2 c
    white sugar
  • 2
  • 3 1/2 c
    self rising flour
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla flavoring
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon, ground (may add a little more)

How to Make Verna's Tea Cakes


  1. Cream the butter and sugar. Add the flour a little at a time. Add the eggs that are slightly beaten. Mix in flavoring. Drop by teaspoon on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 400 degrees for 10-12 minutes. Makes 5 dozen.
  2. For Christmas, you may want to put a red or green candied cherry in the center before cooking and after cooking and cooling, you could dust with powdered sugar.

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About Verna's Tea Cakes

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Low Sodium, Wheat Free
Hashtags: #tea, #cakes

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