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Tea Cakes

BeckyL

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

15 m servings 174 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings (2 dozen tea cakes)

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Directions

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  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.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 174 calories; 7.8 g fat; 24.5 g carbohydrates; 1.7 g protein; 20 mg cholesterol; 101 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I added two eggs per the other reviewers. The dough was too dry without them. I had the dough all mixed then found I had no vanilla extract. I used two tsp of lemon extract instead. They were ve...

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

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

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

Eggs are the missing ingredient. I doubled the recipe and had to add six eggs. I used two tbsp of vanilla extract and got a nice flavor.

I added two eggs per the other reviewers. The dough was too dry without them. I had the dough all mixed then found I had no vanilla extract. I used two tsp of lemon extract instead. They were ve...

I modified the recipe by adding extra teaspoon of vanilla, 1 egg , and a pinch of salt. Awesome!!!! I am totally in love with these cookies. Wow!!! And, it was sooooo easy. Thank you for sha...

I didn't have any baking soda, so I added two per teaspoons of baking powder per a conversion formula I found online (baking soda is more powerful than powder, so 1/4 of soda is equivalent to a ...

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. Cook time...