Grandmother's Tea Cake Recipe


Posted on November 2, 2011 at 7:48 AM


  • 1 stick butter soft
  • 2 Tb. baking powder
  • 6 Cups flour sifted
  • 1 Box brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ tsp. nutmeg
  • 2 large spoon of butter shortening
  • 2 Tsp of milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla flavor
  • 3 tsp lemon flavor


Sift flour and baking powder together in the center of the bowl.

Mix butter, brown sugar, nutmeg, shortening, eggs, 2 Tsp of milk. Mix until all lumps are gone. Add vanilla and lemon flavor.

Pour the above mixture into the dry ingredients and mix until it looks like pie dough. (Makes 3 sections of dough).

Roll each section out. Flour a glass top and cut and place on greased and floured cookie sheets.

Bake 7 minutes at 395 degrees until brown on the bottom.

Place in the broiler for only a few seconds until they brown on top.