Sweet Potato Biscuits with Honey Butter

Sweet Potato Biscuits with Honey Butter

Helloooooo, anyone out there?????

It has been what seems like, forever, since I last updated this blog.  Life got in the way, as always.  We just finished moving again, actually have only been in this house for a few days and still have so much to do, but life is starting to slow down, Summer is here and I plan on getting back into the kitchen and whipping up some yummy treats.

I have a Lucky Leaf review and giveaway coming up in 3 days, I have a Nando's Chicken Piri Piri Sauce coming up this Sunday and then I have a lot of recipes that I need to upload here to the old blog.  Some I already made and have been sitting, just waiting for an opportunity, and others I am trying out soon.

Like this one.....Sweet Potato Biscuits.  I love Sweet Potato but I don't think it gets the credit and recognition it deserves, it seems to be a Thanksgiving ordeal and not really thought of during the year.

Sweet Potato Biscuits with Honey Butter

I grew up with a greatgrandmother who absolutely ADORED sweet potato and would eat it quite often.  I remember watching her and also recall the sweet aroma of the sweet potato as it came out of the boiling water.

When I saw this recipe in a Taste of Home Cookbook, I knew I had to try it.  It not only looked and sounded delicious, but I've been missing my wonderful greatgrandma a LOT lately, and thought this would be a nice way of remembering her.

Sweet Potato Biscuits with Honey Butter
Sweet Potato Biscuits with Honey Butter
Source:  Taste of Home


2 cups all-purpose flour
4 teaspoons sugar
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 cup shortening
1 cup mashed sweet potatoes
1/2 cup half-and-half cream

HONEY BUTTER:
1/2 cup butter, softened
2 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


In a small bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Combine sweet potatoes and cream; stir into crumb mixture just until moistened.

Turn onto a lightly floured surface; gently knead 8-10 times.  Pat or roll out to 1/2-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter.

Place 1 in. apart on a greased baking sheet.

Sweet Potato Biscuits with Honey Butter

Bake at 400° for 9-11 minutes or until golden brown. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, beat the butter, honey and cinnamon until blended.

Serve with warm biscuits. Yield: 10 biscuits (about 1/2 cup honey butter).

Sweet Potato Biscuits with Honey Butter

Comments

  1. Your photos do me in every time!! lol! Those look sooo good! Yum!! You could make an old tire look delicious! :)

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