Tea Cakes and Secrets - No. 18
When someone doesn’t share her recipe, you just make your own
A tea cake recipe is a closely guarded secret in the South. How you make the soft-inside, crispy golden around the edges cookie-meets-cake isn’t something you share.
I found that out trying to piece together a recipe for tea cakes from a Nashville cook who had baked them for my daughters’ school and had become something of a tea cake legend. Three minute…