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Thomas Jefferson's Sweet Potato Biscuit

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Category: Breads

 Ingredients List

  • 2 1/2 c All purpose flour
  • 1/4 c Brown sugar
  • 1 ts Baking powder
  • 3/4 ts Salt
  • 3/4 ts Cinnamon
  • 1/2 ts Ginger
  • 1/2 ts Allspice
  • 1/2 c Shortening
  • 1/2 c Pecans; (roughly chopped)
  • 3/4 c Sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 c Milk


Combine all dry ingredients in a bowl. Cut shortening into small pieces.
Combine milk and potatoes. Add to dry mixture. Add pecans and kneed until
one smooth mass of dough. Roll out to 1/2 inch thickness on a floured
surface. Cut with a 2 inch cutter. bake at 400 degrees for approximately
10-15 minutes.

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