Jamaican Sweet Potato Pone Recipe

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Jamaican Sweet Potato PoneIngredients:

1 lb sweet potato, grated
1 cup flour1 cup evaporated milk
2 cups coconut milk (canned, mixed from powder, or squeezed from the freshly grated coconut)
1 1/4 cups brown sugar
1 tsp ginger1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1 cup grated coconut
1 cup raisins (optional)
2 tbsp margarine


  1. Combine sweet potato with milk, sugar, flour and spices. Mix well.
  2. Add raisins, coconut and margarine. Mix thoroughly and taste for sweetness.
  3. Add more sugar to taste. Pour into a greased baking tin and bake at 370F for approximately 1 hour, or until centre is set.

Sweet potato pone can be served hot, cold, or at room temperature.

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