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Aunt Neal's Old Fashioned Tea Cakes

  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs), softened
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1 Large, beaten
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  White sugar 1 Tablespoon

Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add 1 cup sugar, beating well.
Add egg and vanilla; beat well.
Combine flour and next 3 ingredients; add to butter mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
Mix at low speed after each addition just until blended.
Shape dough into 2 discs.
Wrap in wax paper, and chill at least 1 hour.
Roll each disc to 1/4" thickness on a floured surface.
Cut with a 3 1/2" round cutter; place 1" apart on lightly greased baking sheets.
Sprinkle with sparkling sugar.
Bake at 400° for 7 to 8 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
Cool 1 minute on baking sheets; remove to wire racks to cool.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3967 Calories from Fat 1712

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 195 g299.7%

Saturated Fat 119.8 g599.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 706.6 mg235.5%

Sodium 2195.5 mg91.5%

Total Carbohydrates 509 g169.8%

Dietary Fiber 10.1 g40.5%

Sugars 222.9 g

Protein 51 g101.2%

Vitamin A 119.6% Vitamin C

Calcium 63.6% Iron 105.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Aunt Neal's Old Fashioned Tea Cakes Recipe