Game Day Provisions 101: Sweet Potato Biscuits

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Sweet Potato Biscuits 

Tea biscuits, two or three bite sized portions, are essential southern staples when entertaining. Guests tend to clamour for them when spotted on a beautiful assortment of party foods as it indicates they were more than likely baked from scratch. Sweet Potato Biscuits are versatile as they may be offered for early morning gatherings & well into the evening. If you are in need of a refresher on how to make authentic southern style biscuits, look to Baking Classics: Buttermilk Biscuits for my detailed tutorial which includes photos, instructions & pointers on how to make your very best to date. The sweet potato adds nutritional value, pretty color & good taste to this particular recipe. Fill the biscuits with ham, grilled pork tenderloin or replace the standard & serve them with miniature bites of crisp fried chicken. Plan to win big with these tasty gems.

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makes about 2 1/2 dozen

The Basic Fundamentals 

 Pierce the sweet potato several times with a fork, place on a foil-lined half sheet pan & bake at 400 degrees 1 hour & 15 minutes or until the potatoes are soft when lightly pressed. 

2 cups all purpose flour
2 Tbsp dark brown sugar
1 Tbsp baking powder
1 tsp kosher salt
1/2 cup cold butter, cut into small cubes
2/3 cups whole milk
2/3 cups baked & mashed sweet potato {about 8-oz}
Melted butter

Preheat the oven to 500 degrees. Whisk together the flour, the brown sugar, the baking powder & the salt in a large bowl. Cut the butter into the flour mixture with a pastry blender until it resembles the size of small peas. Stir together the sweet potato & the milk; fold into the flour mixture just until a sticky dough comes together.

Turn the dough out onto a heavily floured surface & knead 2 to 3 times. Pat the dough to 1/2-inch thickness & portion with a 1 5/8-inch round cutter. Place on a lightly greased half sheet pan 1/4-inch apart. Reroll the dough & repeat. Place in the oven, & reduce the temperature to 400 degrees. Bake on the middle oven rack 18 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Brush with melted butter.

The Extra Point

Simple bacon, eggs & grits make a delicious accompaniment to the biscuits for Sunday brunch. 

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How To Make Entertaining Biscuits

Southerners have long been known for offering biscuits to guests when grand or small gatherings are in order. They can either bridge a lavish meal of beef tenderloin & holiday cocktail nibbles or accompany classic brunch favorites when spring celebrations are planned. Tailgating & football socials make them a natural fit for menus as they can accompany main dishes or be filled with a variety of mainstays. 

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Prepare the biscuit dough & cut as directed. Place them onto a lightly greased half sheet pan. Freeze 4 hours. Place the frozen pieces of biscuit dough into a zip top freezer bag. Store in the freezer up to 3 weeks. To bake, preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Place the biscuits 1/2-inch apart on a lightly greased half sheet pan. Bake according to recipe instructions adding a few additional minutes, if necessary.

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