Nanny's Newfoundland Tea Biscuits

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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Ingredients

30 m servings 149 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings

Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 149 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 4.9 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.2g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 3.4 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 34 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 142 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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

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 port...

The dough came out really wet so I had to knead in quite a bit of additional flour. I used a small glass but only got 14, so I need to find a smaller glass! Mine took 20 minutes, I'm sure beca...

This turned out delicious! It was really inconvinient to use 3 bowls though

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

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