My Everchanging Garden

Gardening That Grows With Me

Tea Biscuits

“These are great with tea or for breakfast with jam. I made these often as a kid with my mom.”

  • 2 cups flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup raisins or currants
  1. Preheat oven to 450F. Use ungreased cookie sheet.
  2. Mix flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter.
  3. Make a well in centre of mixture. Add liquid slowly, stir till free from sides.
  4. Knead for a few minutes (do not over knead).
  5. Roll dough 1/2 inch thick. Cut out 2 inch circles with cookie cutter or glass. Lightly roll remnant dough and cut more circles.
  6. Bake 12-15 minutes.

Yield: 24 squares

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