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Sweet 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 this Sweet Potato Pone! Note: Some people add nuts to this. You can also add a little lemon or orange rind, grated, too. Feel free to “share” with your friends by clicking on the Facebook, Pinterest or E-mail buttons at the bottom of each post. You can print by clicking on the printer icon below.Just a reminder to look on the right hand side of this page and type in your e-mail address so you don’t miss notification of new tips and recipes when they come out! You will be notified first of anything new on our site. Your e-mail will not be shared with anyone. We have over 23,000 e-mail subscribers and they are always the first to know about any new posts. © The Southern Lady Cooks photos and text – All rights reserved. No copying, posting on other sites, or other uses allowed without written permission of the copyright holder