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Tea Cakes I

"This is a really good tea cake that is easy to make."
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Ingredients

servings 168 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings (4 dozen)

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Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Mix shortening and sugar well. Add eggs. Mix dry ingredients together and add to shortening mixture until dough is stiff and doesn't seem sticky (you may not need to add all of the flour).
  3. Roll out on a floured board. Cut into shapes. Decorate with sprinkles or colored sugar. Re-roll trimmings and cut into shapes until all of the dough has been used.
  4. Bake on lightly greased cookie sheets for 8 to 9 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 168 calories; 4.9 g fat; 28.4 g carbohydrates; 2.7 g protein; 16 mg cholesterol; 107 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I didn't like this recipe. My grandmother's version was fluffy and sweet!

Most helpful critical review

Would probably be a good recipe if all the ingrediants were listed. You can not make this tea cake without adding milk.

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Would probably be a good recipe if all the ingrediants were listed. You can not make this tea cake without adding milk.

Sorry to rate so low, but you left milk out of your recipe... if you add 2 tablespoons of milk to this recipe, use 1 stick of butter instead of shortening, and 1 teaspoon of baking powder instea...

I didn't like this recipe. My grandmother's version was fluffy and sweet!

This recipe turned out pretty good. I topped mines with chocolate frosting which gave it a delicious add on to what your recipe already perfected. I had a little trouble with the dough, so i ha...

i MADE THESE FOR MY BROTHER WHOM LOVES TEACAKES, THESE WAS EASY, I JUST PUT IT IN THE PAN AND BAKED, THEN I JUST CUT THEM IN SQUARES

I made these tea cakes but I added nutmeg and cinnamon to taste and they came out great...