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Tea Cakes Recipe

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This recipe for Tea Cakes, by , is from The Madden Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Heather Schneider
Added: Tuesday, August 18, 2009


2 cups sugar
1 cup shortening
4 eggs
1 tsp soda
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 cup milk
2 tsp vanilla
5 cups flour

Preheat oven to 375.

Cream shortening and sugar. Mix in eggs and milk. Add soda, baking powder and vanilla.

Can use a cookie press or cookie cutter. Sprinkle with sugar, or leave plain. Bake 5-10 minutes, depending on size.

If didn't use sprinkles, ice with Buttercream Frosting.




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