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Cherokee Yam Cakes (biscuits)

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“A Native American recipe to add to you Thanksgiving table. Would be yummy with honey butter!”
READY IN:
30mins
YIELD:
12-18 rounds
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Sift flour, baking soda, sugar and salt into a bowl.
  2. Pour oil and milk into a measuring cup (do not stir).
  3. Add to yams and blend well.
  4. Add to flour mixture and mix lightly with fork (until mixture holds together) Turn dough out onto a floured board and knead until smooth (about 12 kneading strokes).
  5. Roll dough about 1/4" thick and cut into rounds with floured biscuit cutter (or rim of drinking glass) Place rounds on a baking sheet.
  6. Bake at 425º for 10-20 minutes.
  7. Serve hot, or split when cold and toast.

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