Tea Biscuits

Tea Biscuits

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"A quick tea time treat. Serve warm, buttered, and with jam or honey."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 96 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 5.4 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 10.2g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 1.6 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 218 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C). Grease a baking sheet.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Cut shortening in until mixture has a fine crumb texture. Stir in milk with a fork to make a soft dough. Knead 8 to 10 times, and then roll out to a thickness of at least 1/2 inch. Cut into rounds with a cookie or biscuit cutter. Place on cookie sheet, and allow to rest for a few minutes.
  3. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes. Serve warm.
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GREAT!!! The taste and texture were quite wonderful. I left the butter in slightly larger pieces, which I think adds to flakiness, and I got eleven 3-inch biscuits out of this recipe. The fir...

YUMMY!!! Wonderful -used butter flavored crisco and turned out perfect. Should have made them bigger so it would look like I only ate 2 when I really ate 4.

I lost my grandmother's recipe for tea biscuits and now that she's gone I thought I'd never have them again. This comes pretty close! I'm used to English tea biscuits that are sweeter or more ...