Low Calorie Old Fashion Tea Cakes

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by The Real Cake Baker

These tea cakes are make with xylitol sugar substitute and butter to cut down on calories but not on taste. Very, very good.

Top Review by mortarandpestle

When I picked this recipe I wasnt sure what a teacake was, as here in Australia a tea cake is just a butter cake. I assumed they were similar to scones. I made them exactly to the recipe and they were quite nice. Lower fat/sugar is good too. They are like cross between a cake and a scone..

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat butter until soft. Gradually add the xylitol and beat well.
  2. Add the eggs and baking soda and flavoring.
  3. Gradually add flour and cream alternating. Beat until smooth.
  4. Refrigerate over night.
  5. Cut into 3 1/2 inch circles. Place on cookie sheet. Roll dough into 1/4 inch. Bake for 11-15 minutes or until lightly colored or darker your preference.

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