Southern Tea Cakes

Southern Tea Cakes Recipe

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Annelise Friedman

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@Annelise_Friedman

This is probably one of my family's OLDEST recipes. Not sure where it came from, but the recipe card is old, withered, and covered in stains, so you know it's a good one! It's super yummy and can be eaten plain, or spiced up with other ingredients.

Rating:
☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes
Serves:
20+
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter or crisco
2
eggs
2 c
sugar
1 tsp
baking soda
4 c
flour
1 tsp
baking powder
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
salt
5-6 Tbsp
milk

How to Make Southern Tea Cakes

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350 F. Mix all ingredients together.
  • 2Flour a surface, and roll out dough. It should be thicker than an average cookie. Cut out cookies (using a cup or a circular cookie cutter).
  • 3Bake for approximately 10 minutes. Periodically check on the cookies as they bake, and get them out before they brown.

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About Southern Tea Cakes

Course/Dish: Cakes, Cookies, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy