• Currant Tea Biscuits



    2 cups

    1/4 cup

    4 tsp

    1/2 tsp

    1/2 tsp

    4 tbsp

    1 cup

    1/4 cup

    all purpose flour


    baking powder

    baking soda


    shortening or lard


    dried currants


    1. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt together.

     2. Cut in shortening until fine.

     3. Add milk and currants and mix lightly.

     4. Knead for 10 seconds on lightly floured surface.

     5. Roll out to 3/4 inch thickness.

     6. Cut out with round 2 inch cookie cutter.

     7. Place close together on a cookie sheet.

     8. Bake in 425 oven for 1- - 12 minutes


    Tea biscuits can also be made without currants.


    This can also be served with strawberry mouse