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Sweet Potato Biscuits - Sweet Potato Biscuit Recipe

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Sweet Potato Biscuits - Sweet Potato Biscuit Recipe
These tasty biscuits are made with mashed sweet potatoes, butter, and spices. Make these for the fall or winter holiday meals.


  • 2 cups self-rising flour
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3 tablespoons shortening
  • 1 cup mashed sweet potatoes
  • 6 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted


Combine first 4 ingredients in a bowl. Cut in 1/4 cup butter and the shortening with a pastry blender or forks until mixture is crumbly. Add mashed sweet potato and milk, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened. Turn dough out onto a floured surface and knead just a few times.

Roll dough out to 1/2-inch thickness; cut with a 2-inch biscuit cutter. Place biscuits on an ungreased baking sheet and brush with the melted butter. Bake at 400° for 12 minutes, or until nicely browned.
Makes about 15 to 18 biscuits.

Response to reviewer regarding baking powder: This recipe for biscuits is made with self-rising flour, which contains baking powder.  If you don't have self-rising flour, add 2 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon of salt.

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 1 out of 5
Sweet potato biscuits, Member yegods

The recipe did not include baking powder and iwas in a hurry and did not realize there was no leavening agent. My biscuits were flat and tasted uncooked. Very disappointed. I noticed a reviewer added 1 tsp baking powder. Does someone ascertain the recipe is correct before you put it on the net?

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