Lemon Tea Biscuits


The recipe for these lemon tea biscuits was submitted by Betty-Baker.

Special Diet Notes: Lemon Tea Biscuits

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan, plant-based, vegetarian, and optionally nut-free.

Lemon Tea Biscuits
Serves: 20 biscuits
  • 4 cups flour
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1½ teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ⅔ cup cold shortening
  • 6 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 cup dairy-free milk beverage
  1. Preheat oven to 450F.
  2. Mix and sift dry ingredients.
  3. Cut in shortening with two knives or pastry blender.
  4. 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.
  5. Roll ½ inch thick and cut with floured cutter. Makes 20 biscuits.
  6. Place on ungreased baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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