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Sweet Potato Pone Recipe

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This recipe for Sweet Potato Pone, by , is from Simply Homemade Brilinski Style, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Barb Grunder
Added: Tuesday, January 13, 2009


2 1/2 lbs. sweet potatoes
1/2 c. butter (room temperature)
2 eggs
1/4 c. dark brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 c. milk, cream or canned milk
1 1/2 tbsp. vanilla extract
1 1/2 tbsp. lemon extract
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/8 tsp. cloves (optional)
1 tsp. grated orange zest (do not include white pith, which is bitter)

Preheat oven to 375F

Cook the potatoes in oven unpeeled until tender throughout. Let cool. Peel and mash the potatoes, add in room temperature butter.

In bowl, beat the eggs, add sugar and beat thoroughly. Add milk, vanilla & spices. Beat until well blended. Stir into mashed sweet potatoes, then mix until well blended.

Place the mixture into a buttered 1 1/2 qt. baking dish. Optionally, you may sprinkle the top of the pone with additional brown sugar. Cover with foil and back for 50 min., uncover, then bake for 10 min. Allow the pone to cool completely before serving.




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