Small Farmer's Journal
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Sisters, Oregon 97759
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Lemon Tea Biscuits

  • 4 cups sifted flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2/3 cup cold shortening
  • 6 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 cup milk

Mix and sift dry ingredients.

Cut in shortening with 2 knives or pastry blender.

Stir lemon juice into milk and add quickly to flour mixture, using only enough to make a soft dough.

Knead slightly on lightly floured board.

Roll 1/2-inch thick and cut with floured cutter.

Place on ungreased baking sheet and bake in very hot oven (450 degrees F) 15 minutes.

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