Recipe: Sweet Potato Biscuits


Sweet Potatoes – 1 cup, cooked and mashed, Buttermilk – 1/4 cup, Maida (Plain Flour) – 1 1/2 cups, Light Brown Sugar – 3 tsp, Baking Powder – 1 1/2 tsp, Baking Soda – 1/4 tsp, Butter – 1/4 cup, unsalted Salt – 3/4 tsp

– Combine the maida, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Whisk well.
– Add the butter and mix until the mixture is crumbly.

– Whisk the mashed sweet potatoes and buttermilk in an another bowl.

– Add this to the flour mixture and mix well until the dough is sticky.

– Sprinkle some flour on a flat surface and knead the dough 4 to 5 times.

 – Roll it out to 1/2 to 3/4 inch thickness and cut the dough into 2 inch rounds.
– Place them on a baking tray lined with parchment paper.

– Place the tray into a preheated oven at 225C/450F and bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove and cool.

– Store it in airtight container and serve as needed.

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