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English Teacakes

1 3/4-cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 1/2-tsp baking powder
1/4-tsp salt
1/4-cup soft shortening
1/4-cup soft butter or margarine
3/4-cup granulated sugar
3-tbsp milk
1/2-cup chopped citron, or candied lemon peel
1/2-cup raisins or currants
1-egg white, slightly beaten
Granulated sugar for top

Sift together flour, baking powder and salt
Mix shortening, butter, sugar, and egg until creamy
Add milk, citron, raisins, and flour mixture
Mix well and the refrigerate
Heat oven to 400*
Roll dough into walnut-sized balls
Dip tops into egg whites, and then into sugar
Place 2" apart on greased cookie sheet, with sugar side up
Bake 12-15 minutes or until golden

Makes about 3 dozen