Sweet Potato Biscuits

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16 biscuits (serving size: 1 biscuit)


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2 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup yellow cornmeal
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup chilled butter or stick margarine, cut into small pieces
1 cup mashed cooked sweet potato
1/2 cup fat-free milk
2 tablespoons honey


Preheat oven to 400°.

Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder, and salt in a bowl; cut in butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add sweet potato, milk, and honey; stir just until moist.

Turn dough out onto a heavily floured surface; knead lightly 5 times. Pat dough into a 9-inch square; cut into 16 squares. Place biscuits on a baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until golden.

Created date

January 1998

Nutritional Information

Calories 134
Caloriesfromfat 28 %
Fat 4.1 g
Satfat 2.4 g
Monofat 1.1 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 2.5 g
Carbohydrate 21.9 g
Fiber 1.2 g
Cholesterol 11 mg
Iron 1.1 mg
Sodium 196 mg
Calcium 60 mg