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Sweet Potato Biscuits

Yield 14 biscuits


  • 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

How to Make It

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

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

  3. 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.

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

  5. Prep: 15 min., Bake: 15 min.