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Sweet Potato Biscuits

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SERVES: 10 Biscuits



1 lb sweet potatoes

2 tablespoons milk

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

2 tablespoons sugar

1 tablespoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 stick cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces




Preheat oven to 425°F.


Prick sweet potatoes in several places with a fork, and then bake on a baking sheet (middle rack) until very tender, 1 to 1 hour & 25 minutes.




Cut lengthwise and discard skin.


Purée sweet potato in a food processor.


Transfer 1 cup purée to a bowl, add milk and stir.


Left over puree can be stored for use at a later time.


Store in refigerator for about 30 minutes.


Preheat oven to 425ºF again.


Grease a large baking sheet.


In a large bowl, whisk flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.


Add butter to the bowl with your fingertips until mixture resembles coarse meal.


Add sweet-potato mixture and stir until a dough forms. 


Place dough into equal mounds (about 10) onto greased baking sheet.


Keep at least 1 1/2 inches between each mound.


Bake for 18 to 22 minutes, until lightly browned and cooked.


Transfer biscuits to a rack to cool. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Posted by: / May 25, 2010

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