SweetPotato Biscuits


  • 1 1/4 cups Unsifted All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 Tbsp. Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Salt
  • 3 Tbsp. Shortening
  • 1 cup Mashed Cooked SweetPotatoes
  • 1/4 tsp. Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp. Ground Nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup Milk


Into large mixing bowl, sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Using pastry blender or two knives, cut shortening into flour mixture until it resembles coarse meal. Blend in SweetPotatoes and spices. Add milk all at once and stir with fork until mixture comes together. On lightly floured board, knead 10 times. Roll out on lightly floured surface to 1/2 inch thickness. Cut with biscuit cutter dipped in flour. Arrange on ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 450 degrees F. for 12 minutes or until golden and puffed.