Florida Heritage Foods


Sweet Potato Biscuits Recipe

Makes 12-15 small biscuits

What you’ll need:


Sift together dry ingredients. Cut in fat with two knives or a pastry blender. Add sweet potatoes and enough milk to make soft dough, Knead lightly, if desired. Roll to 1/2-inch thickness, cut in rounds, and place on a baking sheet. Bake in a hot oven (425 F) for 15 to 20 minutes. 

Recipe adapted from Opie, Fred. 2015. Zora Neale Hurston on Florida Food: Recipes, Remedies & Simple Pleasures. The History Press.