Sweet Potato Biscuits

Ready in 45 minutes

Very special biscuits. My grandmother used to make these ever time I came to visit.

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Ingredients

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4 cups Flour
1 teaspoon Baking soda
6 teaspoons Baking Powder
1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
1 teaspoon Salt
1/2 cup Brown sugar; packed
1 cup Butter; melted
2 cups sweet potatoes; Cooked mashed
1 1/4 cups Sour milk; or buttermilk

Original recipe makes 8

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Preparation

Preheat oven to 450?. Sift flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and salt together and set aside. In a large bowl beat the brown sugar, butter and potatoes together until very smooth. Gently stir in thirds of the dry mixture, alternating with the milk. (Stir just tol blend; don't overwork the dough). Roll out the dough (it will be sticky) on a floured surface with a floured rolling pin. Cut with a cutter or into rectangles. Bake for 20 minutes on a lightly greesed pan on a rack placed in the center of the oven.

Notes

The addition of a bit of grated orange peel and 1/2 cup chopped pecans makes these special breakfast biscuits.

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The measurements seemed off. I added more flour and extra cinnamon,nutmeg, and all spice. The family loved them just wished they were fluffier! Will be making them again though :-)
setti28 3 years ago
The addition of a bit of grated orange peel and 1/2 cup chopped pecans makes these special breakfast biscuits. [I posted this recipe.]
lparish 5 years ago
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