Tea Biscuits Recipe

Step 1

Mix together the dry ingredients. Cut in the shortening. Add water, a little at a time & mix thoroughly. Using more flour if necessary, knead dough lightly until it is well mixed & not sticky. Roll dough with rolling pin to 1/2" thickness & cut with a cookie cutter. Place on cookie sheet & bake at 400F for 10 minutes.

Variation, add 1/2 c currants before adding the water.

Makes 18 biscuits.

Posted by Mark Satterly in Intercook

Things You'll Need

  • 3c White flour
  • 4ts Baking powder
  • 1/4c Sugar
  • 1ts Salt
  • 2/3c Shortening
  • 2c Water

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