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sweet potato biscuits

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Debbie Culbreth
Fuquay Varina, NC
(1 rating)
method Bake

Ingredients For sweet potato biscuits

  • 3/4 c
    mashed cooked sweet potatoes
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/2 stick
  • 1 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 4 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp

How To Make sweet potato biscuits

  • 1
    Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
  • 2
    In a large bowl, mix the potatoes and milk.
  • 3
    In another bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Cut in butter with 2 forks or a pastry blender. Will look like coarse cornmeal.
  • 4
    Add the flour mixture to the potato mixture and combine to make a soft dough.
  • 5
    Turn the dough out onto a floured board and knead lightly until the outside of the dough looks smooth.
  • 6
    Roll the dough out to one-half inch thickness and cut with biscuit cutter.
  • 7
    Place the biscuits on a greased pan and bake for about 15 minutes.
  • 8
    Watch your oven: If the biscuits are browning too fast, lower the temperature to 400 degrees.
  • 9
    Remove from oven & brush with melted butter & sift powdered sugar on top!