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Country Tea Biscuits

14 Nov

One of the benefits of growing up in the country is that we never learned of the horrors of white flour and carbohydrates until much later in life 🙂


My Grandma would bake up batches of tea biscuits on a regular basis.  There is something fantastic about any bread product that is fresh from the oven!  This is a treat that we enjoyed with homemade jam and a cup of tea. Delicious!

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Adapted from Let’s Break Bread
United Church of Meadowood

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 5 tbsp shortening
  • 1 egg, beaten plus milk to make 3/4 cup
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup raisins (optional)

Directions:

  1. Combine dry ingredients in mixing bowl.  Cut in shortening with pastry blender. Add liquid slowly till dough forms.
  2. Add raisins (if using)
  3. Remove dough to floured surface and roll out.  Cut into desired shape. (I don’t have a biscuit cutter, so I just used a water glass!)
  4. Bake in 450°F oven for 8-10 minutes.
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Posted by on November 14, 2011 in Baking, Breads, Breakfast, Memories

 

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