"As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy, and to make plans."--Ernest Hemingway

Tea Cakes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carol Walton

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 1/2 C. flour
2 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
2/3 C. shortening
1 1/2 C. sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
4 tsp. milk

Directions:
Directions:
Mix flour, baking powder and salt together in a large bowl with a spoon. In a separate bowl, mix the shortening, sugar, eggs and vanilla. Alternately, add the flour mixture and the milk into the shortening mixture. stir with a spoon until completely mixed. the dough will be very sticky. roll out dough 1/4" thick on a floured surface. Cut with a biscuit cutter or cookie cutter. Bake at 375 until light golden.

 

 

 

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