Aunt Caroline's Dixieland Recipes/Breads/Southern Sweet-Potato Biscuits

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SOUTHERN SWEET-POTATO BISCUITS

Two cups flour,
One cup of mashed boiled sweet potatoes,
Two tablespoonsful of lard,
One teaspoonful of salt,
One and one-half teaspoonfuls of baking powder,
One-half teaspoonful of soda.

Enough buttermilk to make soft dough. Mix flour, salt, soda and baking powder together. Add sweet potatoes and work the lard in lightly. Mix with milk to make soft dough, roll thin cut into biscuits and bake in quick oven.