Eastern Shore of Virginia Recipes

Eastern Shore....Sweet Potatoe Biscuits

From Tammy Belote Elvenia

Eastern Shore....Sweet Potatoe Biscuits are not made with

yeast!  Here is a recipe that is from the Eastern Shore:

2 c. flour

1/2 c. shortening

1 c. sweet potatoes, mashed

1/2 c. sugar

1/2 tsp. salt

2 Tbsp. baking powder

Sift flour, sugar, salt and baking poder together, then add shortening and

sweet potatoes.  Roll out on a floured board and cut with lip of glass or

biscuit cutter.  Bake at 400 to 425 degrees until golden brown.

Tammy Belote Elvenia


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