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Tea cakes recipes

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My Nanny’s old fashioned tea cakes are part of every food memory from my childhood. Like sweet biscuits, they are a little like cake, a little like cookies.

My Nanny’s old fashioned tea cakes are part of every food memory from my childhood. Like sweet biscuits, they are a little like cake, a little like cookies.

Russian Tea Cakes are a buttery cookie filled with pecans; they're my mom's famous recipe! Whether you call them Snowball Cookies or Wedding Cookies these are the perfect classic Christmas cookie recipe!

63 · 35 minutes · This is my Mom's famous Russian Teacake recipe! This classic recipe is a family favorite, wether you call them snowballs or teacakes or wedding cookies!

7 ingredients

Baking & Spices
  • 2 1/4 cups All-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup Powdered sugar
  • 1 Powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
Nuts & Seeds
  • 3/4 cup Nuts
Dairy
  • 1 cup Butter, unsalted
I've baked many batches of different cookies through the years, but family and friends tell me these are the best. The simple buttery flavor appeals to all.

4 · 20 minutes · I’ve baked many batches of cookies through the years, but family and friends tell me these southern treats are the best. The simple buttery flavor appeals to all.—Doris McGough, Dothan, AL

7 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 3 Eggs, large
Baking & Spices
  • 3 cups All-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 1/2 cups Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla extract
Dairy
  • 1 cup Butter
These Mini Lemon Drop Cakes are super airy, tender, and moist. If you are a lemon lover and you like simple and delicious homemade mini cakes, this recipe is for you.

These Mini Lemon Drop Cakes are super airy, tender, and moist. If you are a lemon lover and you like simple and delicious homemade mini cakes, this recipe is for you.

Honey tea cake is such a treat during the long summer days. It is the perfect tea cake recipe to make for afternoon tea time or for any summer hosting events. The honey cake is dense and buttery with a delicious honey syrup to keep it moist and sweet. It resembles pound cake with a moist crumb. It Doesn't get better than this :) #summercake #summerdessert #poundcake #honeycake #honetteacake #teacake

40 · 60 minutes · Honey tea cake is such a treat during the long summer days. It is the perfect tea cake recipe to make for afternoon tea time or for any summer hosting events. The honey cake is dense and buttery with a delicious honey syrup to keep it moist and sweet. It resembles pound cake with a moist crumb. It Doesn't get better than this :) #summercake #summerdessert #poundcake #honeycake #honetteacake #teacake

10 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 1 Egg, large
  • 4 Egg yolks, large
Condiments
  • 1/4 cup Honey
  • 2 tsp Vanilla bean paste
Baking & Spices
  • 1 1/3 cup All purpose flour
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
Dairy
  • 1/2 cup Heavy cream
Other
  • 1 stick & 3 tbsp butter (at room temperature )
Introducing my easy Cinnamon Tea Cake. It comes together in minutes and boasts a buttery crumb and a sweet cinnamon sugar crust. The perfect cake for morning tea! Recipe from sweetestmenu.com #cake

64 · 65 minutes · A delicious light and tender Cinnamon Tea Cake.

11 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 2 Eggs, large
Baking & Spices
  • 2 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  • 150 g Caster sugar or granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp Caster sugar or granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp Cinnamon, ground
  • 210 g Plain flour or all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
Dairy
  • 115 g Butter, unsalted
  • 20 g Butter
  • 180 ml Full fat or whole milk
Easy Tea Cakes

Tea cakes are buttery and slightly soft, not as sweet as a sugar cookie and falling somewhere between a cookie and a cake.