Old Fashioned Tea Cakes I Recipe
- ½ cup butter
- ¼ cup white sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 egg yolk
- ¾ cup light molasses
- ¾ cup milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
- 3 teaspoons baking powder
- ¼ teaspoon salt
step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Grease a shallow (or, tea cake) pan.
step 2: Cream butter; gradually add sugar and beat until fluffy. Add whole egg and egg yolk one at a time and beat until mixture is puffy light.
step 3: Measure molasses into milk. Add vanilla. Sift dry ingredients. Add dry ingredients and liquid alternately to first mixture, mixing until smooth.
step 4: Bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Frost with your favorite confectioner's icing. Cut into 1 x 2 inch slices.