Betty's Sweet Potato Biscuits With Grandson,Carter-Easter

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Apr. 08, 2014

Betty demonstrates how to make Sweet Potato Biscuits for Easter. This is a sweet biscuit that contains nutritious mashed sweet potatoes.


All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Plus extra for dusting)
Baking powder 1 Tablespoon
Sugar 1 Tablespoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Baking soda 1/4 Teaspoon
Butter stick 1 , cubed
Milk 3/4 Cup (12 tbs) (Whole /Skimmed)
Cooked mashed sweet potatoes 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Melted butter 2 Tablespoon (for brushing tops)



1. Cook and mash sweet potatoes and measure 1 cup of it and set aside.

2. Preheat oven to 400 degree F.


2. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, and baking soda.

3. Add butter and with a pastry blender or fork mix until the mixture turns to the consistency of coarse cornmeal and set aside.

4. In a small bowl, mix together milk and mashed sweet potatoes until well combined.

5. Add milk mixture to flour/butter mixture and mix gently until dough forms a ball.

6. Put dough out onto a floured surface and form ball into a disc. Pat disc with hands until it is about ¾ inch thick. Using a 2½-inch biscuit cutter cut the dough into rounds. Gather leftover dough, press into a disc and cut until you have 12 biscuits.

7. Place biscuits in a baking pan, brush tops with melted butter, and bake until golden brown, for about 12 to 15 minutes.

8. Remove from oven and let cool in pan on cooling rack for 5 minutes. Transfer from cooling rack to a serving plate.


9. Serve and enjoy.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 233Calories from Fat 179

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.8%

Saturated Fat 8 g40%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 446 mg18.58%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g4%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 2 g4%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet