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Southern Sweet Potato Biscuits

Makes 25
 
Page 64 of "Marshes to Mansions" cookbook by the Junior League of Lake Charles
 
1 cup (heaping) mashed baked sweet potatoes ½ cup of sugar ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
2/3 cup shortening
2 cups self-rising flour, sifted
½ cup buttermilk
 
Combine the sweet potatoes, sugar, and vanilla in a bowl and mix well.  Cut the shortening into the flour in a bowl.  Add the sweet potato mixture and stir just until blended.  Add the buttermilk gradually and mix until moistened.  Roll out the dough on a floured work surface and cut with a biscuit cutter.  Place biscuits on an ungreased baking sheet.  Bake in a preheated 400-degree oven for 20 minutes or until light brown.  Serve alone or cut in half horizontally and fill with sliced ham.
 
For a recipe and tip of the month, go to the Junior League's website:  www.jllc.net
 
 
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