Mr. Food: Sweet potato biscuits

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What You’ll Need:
  • 1 cup mashed canned sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 3 cups self-rising flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
What To Do:
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. In a medium bowl, using a fork, mix sweet potatoes, milk, sugar, egg, and butter until well combined.
  3. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Using 2 knives or a pastry cutter, cut shortening into flour mixture. Pour sweet potato mixture into flour mixture and mix until just combined. Drop by large spoonfuls onto rimmed baking sheets.
  4.  Bake 15 to 17 minutes, or until golden. Serve warm.


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