Sweet Potato Biscuits

Bay Haven Inn of Cape Charles

403 Tazewell Ave , Cape Charles, VA 23310 USA


  • 2 cups Virginia sweet potatoes (cooked and pureed)
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon all spice
  • 2 cups sifted flour
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 5 tablespoons baking powder
  • Thinly shaved county ham (optional)


  1. Add melted butter to sweet potato, next add milk and sugar
  2. Combine dry ingredients together (flour, salt, baking powder and spices)
  3. Fold the wet ingredients to dry ingredients and do not over mix, just enough to hold together.
  4. Take 2 inch biscuit cutter, dip in flour and cut in first biscuit, repeat process making sure to dip in flour each time. Bake at 450 fro 15-20 minutes, watch closely varies based on oven.
  5. We serve with a thinly shaved Edwards Virginia country ham and add a light layer of our house ginger fig jam to create the perfect, most memorable bite.
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Sweet Potato Biscuits