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Old Fashioned Tea Cakes

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4 eggs2 C. sugar2 sticks margarine2 Tbsp. shortening6 C. self-rising flour1/2 C. buttermilk1/2 C. water


Mix all ingredients together except liquids. Add milk and water until dough is not stiff. Roll out on floured cutting board to about 1/2 inch thick. Cut with cookie cutter into desired shapes. Bake at 375 degrees for 7 to 8 minutes. Or place in iron skillet surrounded by hot coals and covered with heated lid. Cooking time on oven hearth takes about 5 minutes. This recipe dates back to the early 1900’s.