Sweet Potato Biscuits

Southern Living
14 biscuits

Ingredients

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4 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons baking powder
2 teaspoons salt
1 cup butter or margarine
1 cup cooked mashed sweet potato
3/4 to 1 cup buttermilk

Preparation

Combine first 3 ingredients. Cut in butter with a pastry blender until crumbly.

Stir together sweet potato and buttermilk; add to dry ingredients, stirring just until moistened.

Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface, and knead 3 to 4 times. Pat or roll to 1/2-inch thickness. Cut dough with a 3-inch round cutter, and place biscuits on a lightly greased baking sheet.

Bake at 425° for 10 to 15 minutes or until golden.

Prep: 15 min., Bake: 15 min.

Created date

December 2001