This tea cake called ‘Tit Gateau Sec is far from its meaning of a little dry cake. It has a lightly sweet taste with nutmeg much like a sweet dough tart.
4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1 cup sugar
1 cup shortening
1 tablespoon vanilla
2 tablespoons milk
Sift together dry ingredients in a large bowl, set aside. In mixing bowl cream sugar, shortening, eggs, vanilla, and milk together then add dry ingredients mixing in a little at a time.
Roll the dough by hand into small balls about 1-1/2 to 2 inches and press with your hand to flatten after placing them onto an ungreased or parchment paper lined cookie sheet.
Bake at 350 degrees for 12-14 minutes.