Old Fashioned Tea Cakes

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READY IN: 1hr 7mins
Recipe by grandma2969

have not made these myself..but definitely want to.. I buy my sparkling white sugar from King Arthur flour..but am sure speciality baking shops will carry..it as well.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. beat butter at medium speed with mixer till creamy.gradually add 1 cup sugar, beat well.
  2. add egg and vanilla, beat well, continue flour and next 3 ingredients.add to butter mixture alternately with milk -- beginning and ending with flour.mix at low speed after each addition.just till blended.
  3. shape dough into 2 discs, wrap in wax paper and chill at least 1 hour --
  4. roll each disc to 1/4" thickness.on floured surface.
  5. cut with 3 1/2" round cutter and place 1" apart on greased sheet.
  6. sprinkle with sparkling white sugar and bake at 400* for 7-8 minutes or edges are light brown.
  7. cool 1 minute on sheet, remove to rack to cool completely.

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