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Old Fashioned Homemade Sweet Potato Biscuits

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.
Course any meal, breakfast or side
Cuisine American/Southern
Keyword biscuits, sweet potatoes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Total Time 24 minutes
Servings 9 biscuits
Calories 199kcal
Author Paula Jones


  • 1 and ¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 3/4 cup cooked mashed sweet potatotes
  • 1/4 cup butter very cold, cut into cubes
  • 5 to 7 tablespoons whole milk


  • 1/2 cup butter not margarine
  • 2 tablespoon honey


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


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Calories: 199kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 333mg | Potassium: 191mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 329IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 1mg