Cherokee Yam Cakes (biscuits)

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READY IN: 30mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Sift flour, baking soda, sugar and salt into a bowl.
  • Pour oil and milk into a measuring cup (do not stir).
  • Add to yams and blend well.
  • Add to flour mixture and mix lightly with fork (until mixture holds together) Turn dough out onto a floured board and knead until smooth (about 12 kneading strokes).
  • Roll dough about 1/4" thick and cut into rounds with floured biscuit cutter (or rim of drinking glass) Place rounds on a baking sheet.
  • Bake at 425º for 10-20 minutes.
  • Serve hot, or split when cold and toast.
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