Appetizers Breakfast Recipes

Sweet Potato Biscuits

Nice on their very own; higher when topped with easy honey butter



For the Honey Butter:

½ cup softened unsalted butter

¼ cup honey

For the Biscuits:

2¼ cups all-purpose flour

1 tablespoon baking powder

2 teaspoons kosher salt

1 teaspoon immediate yeast

½ teaspoon baking soda

6 tablespoons chilly unsalted butter, cubed

¼ cup chopped contemporary sage

½ cup chilly complete buttermilk

¼ cup golden honey

1 cup mashed candy potato, chilled

¼ cup unsalted butter, melted

Honey butter, for serving


1. Make the honey butter: In a medium bowl, stir collectively the butter and honey till mixed. Cowl and refrigerate for as much as 1 week.

2. Make the biscuits: Preheat the oven to 425°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

3. In a big bowl, whisk collectively flour, baking powder, salt, yeast, and baking soda. Utilizing a pastry blender, minimize in chilly butter till combination is crumbly. Stir in sage. In a small bowl, whisk collectively buttermilk and honey; shortly stir buttermilk combination into flour combination till mixed. (Don’t overmix.) Stir in candy potato.

4. Prove dough onto a evenly floured floor, and knead very gently 5 or 6 occasions till dough comes collectively however remains to be barely lumpy. (If dough is simply too sticky, work in as much as ¼ cup extra flour.) Form dough right into a disk, and pat to 1-inch thickness. Utilizing a 2-inch spherical cutter dipped in flour, minimize dough, rerolling scraps as vital. Place biscuits on ready pan. Brush with melted butter.

5. Bake till golden brown, 12 to 15 minutes, rotating pan midway by way of baking. Serve with honey butter.

Extra Flavors:

• Ginger and Thyme: Substitute chopped contemporary sage with Three tablespoons chopped candied ginger and 1 tablespoon contemporary thyme leaves.

• Rosemary and Parmesan: Substitute chopped contemporary sage with 1 tablespoon chopped contemporary rosemary and ¼ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese.

• Orange and Rosemary: Substitute chopped contemporary sage with 1 tablespoon orange zest and 1 tablespoon chopped contemporary rosemary.


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