Tea Biscuits

Recipe by Derf2440
READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 15-18




  • Mix together flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Cut in shortening with 2 knives or a pastry blender, until mixture is the consistency of coarse cornmeal.
  • Make a well in the centre of these ingredients, add liquid slowly.
  • When all the liquid has been added, stir dough rather vigoroursly until it comes freely from the side of the bowl.
  • Turn dough onto lightly floured board and knead lightly for a few minutes.
  • Roll or pat out to desired thickness, about 1/2 inch.
  • Cut dough with 2 inch floured biscuit cutter, or floured open end of glass, place on ungreased baking sheet.
  • Bake in a hot oven 450 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes.