Monday, November 12, 2007

Sweet Potato Biscuits

Sweet Potato Biscuits(makes 18 biscuits)
3/4 cup mashed cooked sweet potatoes
3 tablespoons butter, melted
2/3 cup nonfat milk
2 cups all purpose flour
4 teaspoon baking powder
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
Nonfat cooking spray
Nonfat milk (optional)
Ground cinnamon or nutmeg (optional)
1. To cook the sweet potatoes, bring a large pot of water to a boil. Peel and cube the potatoes into 1-1/2-inch pieces then boil for about 20-30 minutes or until tender. Drain thoroughly then mash with a fork or potato masher in a large bowl.
2. Preheat oven to 425ยบ F.
3. Stir in the butter and milk into the potatoes. Add 1-3/4 cups of the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt and mix until combined. Add the rest of the 1/4 cup of flour and combine.
4. Turn dough out on a floured surface and knead 5-6 times. Roll dough flat to half-inch thickness.
5. Use a 2-inch biscuit cutter to cut out the biscuits from the dough or use a sharp knife to cut biscuits into 2-inch square pieces.
6. Spray a baking sheet with nonfat cooking spray then place biscuit pieces close together on the sheet.
7. Brush the top of each biscuit with nonfat milk then lightly sprinkle with cinnamon or nutmeg.
8. Bake biscuits for about 15 minutes or until golden.

Nutritions Facts:

  • 82 calories

  • 2 g Total fat

  • Sat Fat 1g

  • Trans Fat 0

  • Cholesterol 5mg

  • Sodium 195

  • Dietary fiber 1 g

  • Sugars 2 g

1 comment:

Christine said... are one busy do you do all the things that you do? for the holidays and the fantastic blogging! You are like super woman. I loved the page with over a hundred things about you. We do have a lot in common there except I am a knit-a-holic and a lousy cook. You gave me some ideas for future posts. Would you mind if I use the 100 things list? How aboot (thats Canadian for about) Mother may I? I will give you credit in the post. Let me know. I won't do it if you mind. Don't feel guilty if you do mind. My insane brain will come up with something. LOL