Recipe courtesy of Alcenia Chester

Tea Cakes

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 40 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 25 min
  • Yield: 50 cakes
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Ingredients

6 cups flour

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

6 eggs

3 cups sugar

1/2 pound butter, at room temperature

1/2 cup vegetable shortening, at room temperature

1 1/2 tablespoons lemon extract

1 1/2 teaspoons ground nutmeg

1/2 cup water

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, eggs, sugar, butter, shortening, lemon extract, nutmeg and water. On a floured surface, roll out the dough to 1/2-inch thickness. Cut with a 2 1/2-inch circle biscuit cutter.
  3. Place on a greased baking sheet. Bake in oven for 15 to 25 minutes, or until slightly golden on the edges. Serve.

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