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Tea Biscuits

A quick tea time treat. Serve warm, buttered, and with jam or honey.
Servings20

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup milk

Steps

  1. 1Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C). Grease a baking sheet.
  2. 2Combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Cut shortening in until mixture has a fine crumb texture. Stir in milk with a fork to make a soft dough. Knead 8 to 10 times, and then roll out to a thickness of at least 1/2 inch. Cut into rounds with a cookie or biscuit cutter. Place on cookie sheet, and allow to rest for a few minutes.
  3. 3Bake for 12 to 15 minutes. Serve warm.
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