Cassava Pone: Bajan style
Cassava Pone: Bajan style
pone bajantourgirl

bajantourgirl

Just ask any Bajan about pone and you are sure to be regaled with a childhood memory. Pone is a sweet treat, it is not a pudding, not a cake, but something somewhere in between. Pones are usually made from root vegetables. You can also make them with carrots, sweet potatoes and pumpkin. In Barbados the traditional pone is the Cassava Pone and is enjoyed by the young and old alike.

Makes 6 servings

INGREDIENTS:

1 ¼ cups brown sugar
1 lb. raw cassava grated
1 cup milk

½ tsp. nutmeg or mace
½ pack dried coconut flakes
2 cups hot water

1 cup coconut milk
2 tbsp. melted butter
1/2 cup raisins (optional)

1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp, ginger
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. vanilla

METHOD:

1. Combine cassava with milk, sugar and spices and mix well.

2. Add raisins (if using), coconut, hot water and melted butter.

3. Mix briskly and taste for sweetness desired.

4. Add more sugar if necessary, pour into greased Pyrex dish. (This time around I used a non-stick baking pan. As it was black I lowered the temperature from 375 to 350 F.)

Source: http://abajantourgirlexploringbarbados.blogspot.ca

Share this:

Comments

( Click here to view )
Comments are closed
More in Barbados, Guyana, Jamaican, jokes
nigeria geles
Africans in Britain are Now the Dominant Black Group

Early Statistics published in Britain’s 2011 Census has revealed the changing face of Britain’s Black communities. People who identify as...

cassava fries
Cassava / Yuca Fries

Ingredients 3lbs cassava/yuca root (you can also buy the frozen kind to save peeling time) Vegetable or canola oil for...

are you jamaican worldhelp.net 200x300
Are You A Jamaican?

A first grade teacher explains to her class that she is an American. She asks her students to raise their...

The Worlds Strictest Parents: Barbados (1 of 4)

Two rebellious British teenagers experience strict parenting on the other side of the world, as Nicole Benham and Nathan Ballance...

Close