Rich Tea Biscuits

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Boyz 5

Found this recipe in Jean Pare's "Company's Coming" cookbook. I've made baking powder biscuits before, but not with cream of tarter in the recipe.

Top Review by heatherJN

i make this recipe all the time and make it into cinnamon rolls by rolling it out spreading BUTTER on the dough adding a brown sugar cinnamon mixture over the butter roll up cut and bake exactly as the original recipe says .. cool then add a glaze.. so yummy there are never any left overs for the next day... i made them for my 4 year old nephew he ate 4 of them for his breakfast.... psst dont tell my sister ... also sometimes add shredded texmex cheese when making to have with chili

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put first 5 ingredients in bowl.
  2. Stir thoroughly.
  3. Cut in butter until crumbly.
  4. Pour in milk.
  5. Stir quickly to combine.
  6. Dough should be soft.
  7. Turn out on lightly floured surface.
  8. Knead gently 8-10 times.
  9. Roll or pat 1/2 to 3/4 inch thick or half the thickness you want the baked product to be.
  10. Cut with small round cookie cutter.
  11. Place on greased cookie sheet close together for soft sides or apart for crisp sides.
  12. Bake in 450 degrees oven for 12 to 15 minutes.
  13. Brushing biscuits with milk before baking will produce a pretty brown top.
  14. Makes 10.

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