Cassava Pone: Bajan style
Cassava Pone: Bajan style
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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

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