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Buttery Tea Cakes

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Buttery Tea Cakes
Recipe for buttery tea cakes, traditional cookies made with vanilla and butter.

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes


  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk, well shaken
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, buttermilk, and vanilla; mix well. Stir in flour, baking soda, and salt; refrigerate until chilled and easier to handle. Roll out on a floured board to 1/2-inch thick, adding more flour if necessary. Cut into shapes; place on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for about 10 minutes.
Makes 2 to 3 dozen.



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 1 out of 5
, Member w1ll0w

I don't know how this recipe was successful for anyone. I tried making these tea cakes following the recipe and the dough was too sticky to do anything with. I couldn't roll it out without it sticking to my rolling pin, even after I added an extra three cups of flour to the dough AND putting flour all over the rolling pin. I ended up having to throw the dough away. I will definitely not make these again, and unless you want to go through hell to make them, I don't suggest this recipe to anyone else.

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