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SWEET POTATO PONE

Sweet Potato PoneSweet potato pone is made with sweet potatoes and molasses and is traditionally soul food.  It can be served as a dessert or side dish. I serve it as a side dish.   I had not thought about it for years until someone asked me for the recipe on my Facebook page.

3 to 4 large sweet potatoes, peeled and grated
1/4 stick of butter or margarine or 4 tablespoons, softened
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1/4 cup molasses (I used sorghum molasses but can use any kind)
1/2 cup evaporated milk (can use half n half)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
 
Cream butter  and brown sugar with mixer.   Add eggs, molasses, milk, vanilla and spices and continue mixing.  Fold in shredded sweet potatoes.  Bake in sprayed 8 x 8 casserole dish in preheated 300 degree oven about one hour.  Makes about 6 to 8 servings. Enjoy!
 
Note:  Some people add nuts to this. You can also add a little lemon or orange rind, grated, too.
 
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Judy
 
 
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4 Responses

  1. Karen Millen Coats

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  2. I think I will replace the molasses with honey and try it with my brunch Christmas morning. My spouse does not care for molasses. We love sweet potatoes.

  3. I have never heard of this. It sounds similar to a sweet potato casserole but with molasses. It looks really great! I really enjoy getting your e-mail updates.
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