Vegan Sweet Potato Biscuits

Light, fluffy, and slightly sweet, these biscuits are a great addition to your vegan Thanksgiving table. Serve them warm with vegan margarine, or use to dip in your favorite stews.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 55 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 2⁄3 cup soy milk
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice or white vinegar
  • 1 3⁄4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 2 1⁄2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1⁄2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 6 Tbsp. vegan margarine, cold and cut into pieces
  • 3⁄4 cup mashed cooked sweet potato, cold
  • 3 Tbsp. vegan margarine, melted


  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Combine soy milk and lemon juice in a measuring cup and allow to sit for 10 minutes. In a large bowl, whisk flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Using a pastry cutter or large fork, cut cold margarine into the mixture until it forms pea-sized pieces.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together sweet potato and soy milk mixture. Combine wet ingredients with flour mixture until just mixed. Knead slightly to shape into a disk, then pat dough to a 1-inch-thickness. Using a 2-inch biscuit cutter or the rim of a drinking glass, cut dough into rounds and place 2 inches apart on a lightly greased baking sheet. Brush tops with melted margarine.
  • Bake 22 to 24 minutes, or until golden brown.