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This take on a classic comfort food will make you feel right at home.

Do you love to bake? Try our recipe for Sweet Potato Biscuits and Country Ham Slices the next time you want to whip up something mouthwatering, filling, and comforting in the kitchen. This recipe combines the homecooked taste of our country ham along with light, fluffy sweet potato biscuits. All you need is an hour and a few simple ingredients, and you’ll have a meal your family will remember for many days to come.

Sweet Potato Biscuits & Country Ham Slices

Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Serves: 8-10


2 sweet potatoes

3 T. melted unsalted butter

1 cup buttermilk

3 cups flour

3 T. granulated sugar

5 tsp. baking powder

¼ tsp. baking soda

1 tsp. salt

3 T. cold unsalted butter, grated

10 Hobe’s Country Ham biscuit cut slices

4 oz. sweet relish

Carolina BBQ sauce for condiment


Wash and peel the sweet potatoes, then cut into large cubes. Place a pot of water on the stove and bring to a boil, then toss in the sweet potatoes and boil until they are soft. Drain the potatoes into a strainer, then let them sit until water is evaporated. Once the potatoes are dry, mash them in a mixing bowl, then transfer the bowl into the fridge until cool.

Remove mixing bowl from fridge. Add in the buttermilk and melted butter; whisk thoroughly.

Add in the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda salt, and grated cold butter and combine with mixture.

Lightly flour a cutting board and knead out the dough 10 times on it. Roll dough out to ¾-inch thick and cut with round cookie cutters. Dough should yield 10 -12 biscuits.

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Transfer the biscuits to the baking sheet and bake for 17-20 minutes, until golden brown. Set biscuits aside to cool down.

Heat up a pan with very shallow water to medium-high heat. Once the water starts to steam, cook the ham slices, 2-3 at a time, until they start to shrivel and cook. Set aside on paper towels to dry.

Cut a sweet potato biscuit in half and add a ham slice, some relish, and drizzle with Carolina BBQ sauce. Repeat with all biscuits, then serve.

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