Biscuits: Sweet Potato Biscuit Recipes by scooby

posted by scooby 10-29-100 6:59 AM

Sweet Potato Biscuits

3 cups flour
2 heaping tablespoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup vegetable shortening
2 cups mashed cooked sweet potatoes
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup milk

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in shortening with fork or pastry cutter. Combine warm sweet potatoes and sugar, mixing well. Add milk. Combine sweet potato and flour mixtures. Blend well. Place on floured surface and roll to desired thickness or about 1/2 inch thick. Cut with biscuit cutter. Bake on lightly greased baking sheet at 400 degrees for 10 minutes.

Yields 2 to 3 dozen.

Sweet Potato Biscuits

2 cups sweet potatoes mashed - hot
1/2 cup Crisco
3 cups sifted flour
7 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup sugar

Sift flour, sugar and baking powder and salt; add Crisco to hot potatoes. Mix well, and roll out on floured board 1/2 inch thick. Brush tops slightly with butter and bake 12 to 15 minutes in a 475o oven.

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