Nanny's Newfoundland Tea Biscuits Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Nanny's Newfoundland Tea Biscuits Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Nanny's Newfoundland Tea Biscuits

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"My nanny used to make these tea biscuits all the time. One of my favorite memories of visiting Newfoundland is standing at the kitchen table as she made these and gave us a little bit of the raw dough to taste. They're light and delicious! Serve hot with butter and jam."

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Original recipe makes 2 dozen Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    30 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease 2 baking sheets.
  2. Whisk flour and baking powder together in a bowl; stir in raisins. Whisk milk and eggs together in a bowl.
  3. Beat butter, sugar, and salt together in a bowl with an electric mixer until light and fluffy, about 1 minute. Beat egg mixture into butter mixture; stir in flour mixture until dough is just mixed.
  4. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and pat or roll out about 1-inch thick. Cut dough with a biscuit cutter or juice glass; place biscuits onto the prepared baking sheets.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, about 10 minutes.
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May 07, 2014

Good recipe. Sugar needs to be doubled. Brush with milk to get a golden brown top.

 
Feb 16, 2015

Best that I have made so far. They would be great for strawberry shortcake and I made cinnamon rolls they were perfect. Thank you.

 

3 Ratings

Apr 27, 2014

These are a lovely little biscuit and would be perfect along side a cup of tea. The raisins add just the right amount of sweetness. I served them warm with a little butter. I made only a portion of the recipe, but I’ll be them again soon.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 149 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 23.2 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 34 mg
  • 11%
  • Fat
  • 4.9 g
  • 8%
  • Fiber
  • 0.7 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 3.4 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 142 mg
  • 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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