Honey Sweet Potato Biscuits

Nancy Allen


These are great right out of the oven or with some dark thick apple butter smeared on.


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Biscuits
15 Min
20 Min


  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    orange peel
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon peel
  • 3/4 c
    mashed cooked sweet potatoes ( 1 large baked, peeled & mashed)
  • 1/3 c
  • 1/2 c
    milk (about)

How to Make Honey Sweet Potato Biscuits


  1. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in large bowl. Cut in shortening until mixture is size of small peas. Add orange and lemon peels, sweet potato and honey; mix well.
  2. Add enough milk to make soft, but not sticky, dough. Knead 3 or 4 tmes on lightly floured surface. Pat dough to 1-inch thickness and cut into biscuits using a 2-inch biscuit cutter. (you could also use a drinking glass turned upside down)
  3. Place on a greaed baking sheet. Bake in preheated 400F oven 15 to 18 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm.

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About Honey Sweet Potato Biscuits

Course/Dish: Biscuits
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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