Sweet Potato Honey Biscuits

Recipe by Julesong
READY IN: 30mins




  • If using sweet potato or yam from a can, make sure to rinse the syrup from it before mashing.
  • If using a freshly-baked sweet potato, peel, mash, and let cool before using in recipe.
  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Lightly grease a baking sheet.
  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg.
  • With a pastry blender utensil or two knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  • Stir in the mashed sweet potato, half and half, and honey to make dough.
  • Turn out the dough onto a floured surface.
  • With floured hands, knead the dough lightly a few times to bring the texture together.
  • Roll or pat dough evenly to make it 3/4-inch thick.
  • With a floured 2 3/4-inch round biscuit cutter, cut into 8 rounds.
  • You will need to gather scraps and re-roll to get 8 rounds.
  • Place rounds on prepared baking sheet with a flat spatula and bake 20 minutes or until golden.
  • Transfer to wire rack and let cool.
  • Good served with ham, cheese, and honey mustard!