Honey Sweet Potato Biscuits Recipe

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Honey Sweet Potato Biscuits Recipe

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I make at least one batch of these hearty biscuits each week. They pair perfectly with soups, stews and even breakfast entrees!—Mary Ellen Swanson, Rainsville, Alabama
MAKES:
10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:
10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup plus 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup toasted wheat germ
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/4 cups buttermilk
  • 2/3 cup mashed sweet potato
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons honey

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In another bowl, whisk the buttermilk, sweet potato, butter and honey; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 8-10 times. Pat or roll out to 3/4-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter.
Place 2 in. apart on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 10 biscuits.
Originally published as Honey Sweet Potato Biscuits in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2009, p66

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 185 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 332mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 6g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fat.

  • 1 cup plus 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup toasted wheat germ
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/4 cups buttermilk
  • 2/3 cup mashed sweet potato
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In another bowl, whisk the buttermilk, sweet potato, butter and honey; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  2. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 8-10 times. Pat or roll out to 3/4-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter.
  3. Place 2 in. apart on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 10 biscuits.
Originally published as Honey Sweet Potato Biscuits in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2009, p66

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