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Liberian Sweet Potato Pone
From: Elmo

1 9-inch square pone

  • 3 cups grated raw sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup molasses or dark cane syrup
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil

In a 3-quart saucepan, combine all ingredients and simmer slowly, stirring constantly, for 10 minutes.

Pour into well-greased 9-inch baking pan.

Bake at 325F for 30 minutes, stirring up every 5 minutes for the first 20 minutes.

Smooth down the top and allow to brown.

Cut into squares and serve either hot or cold.