ATLANTA (FOX 5 Atlanta) - SWEET POTATO BISCUITS
1 medium sweet potato (roasted, peeled, pureed and chilled)
4cup AP flour
2tsp baking soda
4tsp baking powder
1cup shredded cheddar cheese
2oz chopped chives
1 1/2 cups cold buttermilk
1/2 # cold butter (grated)
In a large mixing bowl sift together all dry ingredients. Add sweet potatoes, cheese and chives.
Add cold butter and fold gently. Do not work dough!
Pour buttermilk into mixture while folding gently until dough is soft, moist and pulls away from the
side of the bowl.
Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and toss with flour until no longer sticky. Fold, do not
work dough! Roll out into 1/2 inch thick sheet and cut with the floured biscuit cutter. (1.5 inch
squares- dinner biscuits, 3 inch squares- brunch biscuits)
Press together unused dough and repeat rolling and cutting procedure.
Place biscuits on ungreased baking sheets and bake in preheated oven at 375* until golden
Yields 6-12 biscuits
For the Gravy.
3 16/20 shrimp (peeled,deveined,diced)
3oz diced tasso ham
1.5cup heavy cream
1tsp smoked paprika
In Skillet on med heat add butter and ham until rendered out fat and flour.
Add shrimp and cream reduce by half