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Flaky Sweet Potato Biscuits Recipe
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Flaky Sweet Potato Biscuits Recipe

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Flaky and bursting with flavor from honey and sweet potatoes, these biscuits are wonderful any time, but they’re best right from the oven. —DeLynne Rutledge, Lovelady, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:17 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 17 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1 cup mashed sweet potato
  • 1/2 cup fat-free milk
  • 2 tablespoons honey

Nutritional Facts

1 biscuit equals 120 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 162 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in the sweet potato, milk and honey just until moistened. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 5-8 times. Pat out to 1/2-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-in. biscuit cutter.
  2. Place 2 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 14-18 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm. Yield: 17 biscuits.
Originally published as Sweet Potato Biscuits in Healthy Cooking October/November 2010, p35

Nutritional Facts

1 biscuit equals 120 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 162 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

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Reviewed Nov. 18, 2013

"Is sounds great."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 19, 2011

"These were delicious! My son kept asking for the yellow rolls! :D"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2010

"Awesome, Awesome, Awesome! These were so yummy. I served them for a special occasion and everyone wanted the recipe."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 13, 2010

"These were very good. I halved the recipe and got 8 buiscuits out of it. There is not an overpowering sweet potato flavor, so if you are looking for one, this is not the recipe to use."

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Reviewed Sep. 25, 2010

"I made this with Roasted chicken that was basted in an orange sauce. I added some orange zest to the biscuits and it complemented the meal perfectly."

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