Popular in Food

Sweet Potato Biscuits

A mashed sweet potato keeps these biscuits tender and moist.

Oops, we're sorry. Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Oops, we're sorry. Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Share your take on this idea!
Upload your photo here.
CLOSE
3.0 by 5 people
1,711 views
Rate me!
  • Makes: 16 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 biscuit
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Bake: 15 mins to 20 mins 400°F

Sweet Potato Biscuits

Directions

  1. Combine mashed sweet potato, sugar, egg, and melted margarine or butter in a mixing bowl. Beat with a fork until smooth. Stir in milk. Set mixture aside.
  2. Stir together self-rising flour and baking powder in a large mixing bowl. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Make a well in the center of dry mixture. Add sweet-potato mixture and stir just until combined.
  3. Turn out onto a well-floured surface. Knead gently for 10 to 12 strokes. Roll or pat dough to 1/2-inch thickness. Cut with a floured 2-1/2-inch biscuit cutter. Reroll as necessary. Place biscuits 1 inch apart on a large baking sheet.
  4. Bake in a 400 degree F oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until the biscuits are lightly browned. Makes 16 to 18 biscuits.

From the Test Kitchen

*

To make 1 cup mashed potatoes, peel 2 medium sweet potatoes (about 1 pound total). Cut into 1-1/2-inch chunks. Place in a large amount of boiling water. Simmer about 20 minutes or until very tender. Drain. Mash with a potato masher or beat with an electric mixer.

Cook and mash the sweet potato in a bowl. Cover and chill up to 1 day ahead. Cool biscuits; place in an airtight freezer container or a plastic freezer bag. Seal, label, and freeze up to 1 month. To reheat: wrap frozen biscuits in foil. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 10 to 15 minutes or until warm.

Nutrition Facts (Sweet Potato Biscuits)

  • Per serving:
  • 182 kcal cal.,
  • 8 g fat
  • (2 g sat. fat,
  • 14 mg chol.,
  • 341 mg sodium,
  • 24 g carb.,
  • 3 g fiber,
  • 3 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Comments

Oops, we're sorry. Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Oops, we're sorry. Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Share your take on this idea!
Upload your photo here.
CLOSE

Similar Recipes

close
close
close
close
close

Loading... Please wait...

I Did It!
Share on Facebook
Uh oh! Please pick a jpg at least 600x600px. Done close
Choose Cancel close
Share on Facebook
Uh oh! Your photo failed to upload. Please try again or visit your profile.
Done Cancel close
No one has shared their photo yet.
close