Honey Lemon Tea Biscuits

Posted: January 24, 2017 in Recipes

"Moist, lightly sweet biscuits are just perfect for breakfast or a cup of tea in the afternoon. Try both of these recipes.


2 Cups Flour
1 Teaspoon Salt
1 Tablespoon Sugar
4 Teaspoons Baking Powder
1/2 Cup Butter (room temp)
3/4 Cups Half & Half
1 Tablespoon Honey
1/2 Lemon Squeezed


1.Mix Dry Ingredients
2.Add butter, honey, and lemon, mix until crumbly
3.Add half and half, stir until blended
4.Kneed dough
5.Roll/Pat flat
6.Use cookie cutter (or top of glass) to cut out even circles
7.Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes


Raisin Tea Biscuits Red heart


2/3 cup raisins
1 cup hot water
3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons white sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup cold butter, cut into pieces
1 cup milk
1 egg
1 tablespoon water


Preheat an oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Soak raisins in water for 10 minutes; drain and set aside. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a mixing bowl. Cut in the butter with a knife or pastry cutter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir milk into the flour mixture until moistened. Add the drained raisins. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and pat or roll the dough out into a 3/4 to 1-inch thick round. Cut dough with a biscuit cutter and place onto the prepared baking sheet. Beat the egg with 1 tablespoon water in a small bowl. Brush egg mixture on each biscuit.
Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, about 15 minute

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