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Old Fashion Southern Style Tea Cakes (The Way I Remember Them)
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cup of butter flavored shorting (to me this held the moister better than butter, also I used the pre-measured sticks)
  • 2 cups of sugar (trust me, you need all 2 cups, I tried with 1 3/4 cups and it wasn't sweet enough)
  • 3 room temp eggs
  • 5 cups of cake flour (cake flour makes the inside of the cookie softer to me)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 4 tbsp buttermilk
  • 1/4 tsp of lemon extract (this is that little something I added that none of the other recipes had, this is what was missing) (I've recently changed my mind about the lemon, omit this ingredient)
  • I also added a few sprinkle of cinnamon and a small dash of nutmeg, this is something the other recipes were missing as well. I'd same maybe 1/2 tsp of cinnamon and just a dash of nutmeg. The cookies really do need this hint of spice to me.
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