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Tea Biscuits

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“Growing up Mom always (and still does) served these hot out of the oven with our beef stew. We slathered them with lots of butter & molasses and now the two recipes just go together! We can't have beef stew without them now! I cut them fairly thick for a nice fluffy biscuit. Also good with butter & strawberry jam!”
12-14 biscuits

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix all dry ingredients together.
  2. With pastry blender cut in butter.
  3. Add milk and mix well to form dough.
  4. Knead just a few times until smooth on a floured surface.
  5. DO NOT overwork, handle as little as possible.
  6. Roll to desired thickness and cut with a floured cutter or bottom of drinking glass.
  7. (I tend to cut them fairly thick so I never get the maximum 14 biscuits, more like 10-12!).
  8. Bake at 375 for 12-13 minutes.
  9. (I find it only takes about 10 minutes in my particular oven).

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