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Old Fashioned Homemade Sweet Potato Biscuits with Honey Butter

Old Fashioned Homemade Sweet Potato Biscuits with Honey Butter are buttery, slightly sweet, pillowy soft and tall biscuits with a wonderully light sweet potato flavor.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Total Time 24 minutes
Servings 9
Author Paula Jones

Ingredients

  • 1 and 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoons baking powder
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 3/4 cup cooked mashed sweet potatotes
  • 1/4 cup very cold buter cut into cubes
  • 5 to 7 tablespoons whole milk
  • HONEY BUTTER
  • 1/2 cup butter not margarine
  • 2 tablespoon honey

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Grease a skillet with solid vegetable shortening to prevent sticking.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together sweet potatoes and 5 tablespoon milk. (you may need a little more milk, see how dry they are)
  4. In a large bowl, whisk flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  5. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or fork until the mixture resembles coarse meal.
  6. Add sweet potato mixture and stir gently to combine. Add more milk if needed. You dough needs to be moist enough to stay together and firm.
  7. Sprinkle flour on your work surface and turn the dough onto the surface. Knead 2 to 3 times until the mixture comes together.
  8. Pat dough so that it's 1 inch thick.
  9. Cut into 2 inch round biscuits and place in prepared skillet. Bake until lightly browned about 14 minutes.
  10. Brush with melted butter after removing from oven if desired.
  11. Mix butter and honey together until smooth, serve with hot biscuits

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