Rating: 4.5 stars 4.4
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  • 1 star values: 21

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

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
15 mins
additional:
5 mins
total:
35 mins
Servings:
20
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Ingredients

20
Original recipe yields 20 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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

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  • 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.

  • 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.

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

Nutrition Facts

96 calories; protein 1.6g; carbohydrates 10.2g; fat 5.4g; cholesterol 0.7mg; sodium 217.8mg. Full Nutrition
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