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Tea Cakes

Tea Cakes

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BeckyL

My husband's great-grandmother's tea cake recipe.

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  • Calories:
  • 174 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 7.8 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.5g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 101 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a baking sheet.
  2. Beat butter and sugar in a bowl until creamy. Stir in flour, vanilla extract, baking powder, and baking soda until dough is well mixed. Drop spoonfuls of dough 2 inches apart onto prepared baking sheet.
  3. Bake in preheated oven until lightly browned, 5 to 10 minutes.
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Reviews

AnnieFrisco
8
12/12/2012

I figured out whats missing - it should be 2 eggs also!!

LindaT
2
11/5/2013

Recipe as directions produced crumbs Added an egg which made a dough finally. but I didn't care for the taste of these for some reason

ORMI01
0
5/30/2014

Did not think of the eggs when I tried this so added 1/2 cup of milk. This was enough to make dough which I rolled into a log and sliced 1/4 inch thick. Result was a nice sugar cookie not a tea cake. Cook time was about 12 min's.