Sweet Potato Biscuits with Cinnamon Brown Sugar Butter

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 7 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Milk, Wheat

Vegetarian
A note about serious food allergies

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 1 Sheet of Parchment Paper
  • Info
    3⅗ oz. Butter
  • Info
    6¾ oz. Flour
  • 1 Sugar
  • 1½ tsp. Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp. Ground Cinnamon
  • 0.125 tsp. Baking Soda
  • 2⅘ Canned Sweet Potato
  • Info
    4 fl. oz. Buttermilk
  • ½ oz. Light Brown Sugar
  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    0
  • Carbohydrates
    0g
  • Fat
    0g
  • Protein
    0g
  • Sodium
    0mg
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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Salt
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 2 Small Bowls
  • Step 1 - Prepare the Ingredients
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    Prepare the Ingredients

    Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Prepare baking sheet with parchment paper. Separate 4 Tbsp. butter, cut into ¼" dice, and put in refrigerator until use. Keep remaining butter out to soften. In a medium mixing bowl, combine 1 ¼ cup flour (reserve the rest for dusting on your workspace), white sugar, baking powder, half the cinnamon, baking soda, and 2 pinches of salt. Mix to combine. In a small bowl, mash sweet potatoes with a fork, add buttermilk, stir to combine, and set aside.

  • Step 2 - Mix the Flour Mixture
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    Mix the Flour Mixture

    Remove butter from the refrigerator and add to flour mixture. Pinch pieces of butter between your fingers to create smaller pieces of butter; this is called "cutting in." Continue pinching until the mixture looks like wet sand and the butter is the size of small misshapen peas.

  • Step 3 - Make the Dough
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    Make the Dough

    Add sweet potato-buttermilk mix to flour-butter mix and stir to combine with a fork until wet ingredients are fully absorbed into dry ingredients. Dust your workstation with some of the remaining flour, enough so dough doesn't stick. Knead dough 4 or 5 times to help bring it together. (Don't overwork the dough: it will cause your biscuits to be tough instead of light and flaky.) Using your hands, pat dough down into a rectangular shape (about 4" x 6") and about 1" thick. This does not have to be perfect.

  • Step 4 - Make the Biscuits
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    Make the Biscuits

    Cut 4 triangles (or squares if you prefer) and place biscuits on prepared baking sheet. Melt 1 Tbsp. of remaining butter in the microwave or using a small pan and gently brush melted butter over the biscuits. (If you do not have a brush, you can use a spoon, fork, or even your fingers!) Place in oven and bake for approximately 14-16 minutes. When finished, the tops will become golden brown.

  • Step 5 - Make The Butter
    5

    Make The Butter

    While biscuits are baking, in a small bowl, add remaining 3 Tbsp. of softened butter, remaining cinnamon, and brown sugar. Stir to combine.

  • Step 6 - Plate the Dish
    6

    Plate the Dish

    Remove biscuits from oven and serve warm with the delicious butter. Yum!