Tea Biscuits

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These tea biscuits are a quick tea-time treat. Serve warm, buttered, and with jam or honey.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
Servings:
20

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 4 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup shortening

  • ¾ cup milk

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C). Grease a baking sheet.

  2. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl. Cut shortening in until mixture has a fine crumb texture. Stir in milk with a fork to make a soft dough.

  3. 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 the baking sheet, and allow to rest for a few minutes.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

96 Calories
5g Fat
10g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 96
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 218mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 2g
Calcium 67mg 5%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 27mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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