Emeril's Sweet Potato Bacon Biscuits

READY IN: 28mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Lightly grease a large baking sheet and set aside.
  • In a bowl; stir together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  • Add the butter and work in with a pastry blender or your fingers until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • In a bowl; whip the sweet potatoes with the brown sugar until very smooth. Add to the flour mixture and mix in lightly but thorougly with your fingers.
  • Add 3/4 cup of the buttermilk and the bacon and gently work to make a smooth dough, slightly sticky, being careful not to overwork and adding more buttermilk as needed, 1 tsp at a time.
  • Turn out onto a lightly floured surface and pat out into a large rectangle about 1/2-inch thick. Cut into 10 large biscuits and place on the prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake until golden brown and risen, 15 to 18 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and serve hot with butter.
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