Sweet Potato Biscuit Recipe

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Every week this descend we’ll revisit a recipe from last year’s Joy the Baker Journal with new systems, tricks and insights.  The latest issue of my holiday magazine will hit grocery store shelves nationwide (and in Canada!) November 1st!  This week, let’s style a Sweet Potato Biscuit recipe which can reduction us correctly on nights when now we get a pot of soup on the variety or a Thanksgiving dinner to help.  

I’ve repeatedly appreciated a candy potato. I’ve been exact to my dad’s Sweet Potato Pie for as prolonged as I will remember.  But I never appreciated a candy as unheard of as after I moved to New Orleans and offered them straight from the of us who grown then on the farmer’s market every descend and iciness.

Sweet potatoes are my comfort starch, namely in these early days of autumn. The candy starch makes these biscuits a carb on carb celebration.  These biscuits are admittedly extra bready than layered and flaky but they’re surprisingly mild (read: it’s easy to be pleased three of them without batting an eyelid).

I actually admire this candy potato biscuit recipe with a bowl of Weeknight Chicken Chili or this straightforward Red meat and Bean Chili minus the french fries (except you’re actually going for it).

To style biscuits sooner than time, shape the dough into rounds and freeze the biscuits on a baking sheet till frozen via.  Roar frozen biscuits in an attractive zip lock acquire and return to the freezer.  Bake the biscuits from frozen allowing them to bake an additional 5 minutes or so.

Bake with a mild-weight sprinkle of smoky paprika. It provides a hint of spice that’s nice.  Back heat with salty butter.

For extra biscuit making approach gaze: Layered Buttermilk Biscuits.


Sweet Potato Biscuits

Sweet autumn biscuits made with butter, candy potatoes, and buttermilk. Classic southern biscuits fine for descend and  Thanksgiving.

  • Author: Joy the Baker
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 18 minutes
  • Complete Time: 33 minutes
  • Yield: Makes 10 1x
  • 2 1/4 cups all-motive flour
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) chilly, unsalted butter, lower into little cubes
  • 1 cup (about 300 grams) mashed, roasted candy potatoes, chilly or room temperature
  • 1/4 cup chilly buttermilk, plus extra for brushing
  • Sea salt and smoky paprika, optionally available within the market


  1. Roar a rack within the upper third of the oven and preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and region apart.
  2. In a medium bowl lunge together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. Add the chilly butter cubes to the dry ingredients and recount your fingers to work the butter down into the flour. Some butter bits could presumably well be the dimensions of peas, others the dimensions of oat flakes. Work like a flash as to not heat the butter too unheard of. This could perchance additionally be done with a pastry blender utility or in a food processor fitted with a blade attachment.
  4. In a little bowl lunge together mashed candy potato and buttermilk. Add to the dry ingredients and recount a spatula to fold the ingredients together into a delicate but shaggy dough.
  5. Flip the dough out onto a flippantly floured work floor and pat into a 1-trudge thick disk.
  6. Exhaust a 2 or 3-trudge biscuit cutter to lower rounds. Gently re-roll scraps and get extra rounds .
  7. Roar on ready baking sheet and brush the tops flippantly with buttermilk. Sprinkle with sea salt and smoky paprika.
  8. Bake for 16-18 minutes or till puffed and flippantly golden on top. Opt away from the oven and allow to chill for 10 minutes sooner than serving.

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