Sweet Potato Biscuits

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This is the perfect addition to your holiday table.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 55 minutes

Serves: 18

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cake flour
  • ½ tsp. ground allspice
  • 4 tsp. baking powder
  • 3 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ½ cup cold unsalted butter
  • 1 cup mashed sweet potatoes
  • ½ cup cold whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream

Directions

  • Line a baking sheet with parchment. In a large bowl, sift together flour, allspice, baking powder, brown sugar, and salt. Cut in butter until it resembles coarse meal.
  • Stir together sweet potatoes and milk, then add to dry ingredients. Use a fork and blend until the dough just comes together.
  • Turn onto a floured surface and fold dough over onto itself 6–8 times. (Be careful not to knead or overwork.) Pat into 1" thickness. Cut into circles using a floured round cutter. Place biscuits 2" apart on prepared pan and set aside to rest 15 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Brush cream generously onto biscuits, then bake 15–20 minutes, until golden brown. Turn pan halfway through baking to promote even browning.

Recipe Information

Serves: 18

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cake flour
  • ½ tsp. ground allspice
  • 4 tsp. baking powder
  • 3 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ½ cup cold unsalted butter
  • 1 cup mashed sweet potatoes
  • ½ cup cold whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream

Directions

  • Line a baking sheet with parchment. In a large bowl, sift together flour, allspice, baking powder, brown sugar, and salt. Cut in butter until it resembles coarse meal.
  • Stir together sweet potatoes and milk, then add to dry ingredients. Use a fork and blend until the dough just comes together.
  • Turn onto a floured surface and fold dough over onto itself 6–8 times. (Be careful not to knead or overwork.) Pat into 1" thickness. Cut into circles using a floured round cutter. Place biscuits 2" apart on prepared pan and set aside to rest 15 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Brush cream generously onto biscuits, then bake 15–20 minutes, until golden brown. Turn pan halfway through baking to promote even browning.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories200
Total Fat10g
Saturated Fat7g
Cholesterol30mg
Sodium65mg
Total Carbohydrate24g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars4g
Protein3g