Mississippi Tea Cakes

Mississippi Tea Cakes

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"This is my mother's recipe, her mother's recipe, and so on... Basic, simple, down-home and delicious!! My grandmother's advice is to enjoy warm with a big glass of ice-cold milk!!! Poor folks' heaven!!!"

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 72 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 2.8 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 11g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 53 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine flour, baking powder, and baking soda; beat into the creamed mixture alternately with the buttermilk. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto prepared cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheets for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
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WOW- sooo good. It is exactly what the name says: little cookie-shaped cakes. They get even cakier and moist the next day. It's the perfect sweetness too. Great little cake cookies that truly...

I was crushed when I realized I had lost my own recipe for these after some time had passed since I last made them. Several failed attempts later at trying to do it by memory, nothing seemed to...

Third time's a charm! My success includes adding a pinch more flour, using parchment paper, making them smaller (between the diameter of a quarter and half dollar - they will expand) and cookin...