Pone is a sweet tasty treat made from cassava root, a ground provision popular for centuries in the Caribbean.
You can purchase cassave pone at Barbados bakeries and supermarkets, or use the recipe below to make your own...
- 3 cups dry cassava flour
- 2 cups grated coconut
- 1½ cup sugar
- ¼ lb seedless raisins
- 2 eggs
- 3 cups milk
- ¼ lb shortening (melted)
- ½ teaspoon orange peel
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
- 1½ teaspoon mixed spice
Mix the dry ingredients together in a large bowl.
In a separate bowl, combine the melted shortening, milk, beaten eggs and essence.
Add the wet ingredients to the dry and mix well.
Pour the mixture into a well greased shallow baking pan or dish. Glaze with sugar and water.
Bake at 300°F for 1½ hours or until a skewer comes out clean.
Remove from oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes, then slice into squares and enjoy!
Rate this recipe
We'd love your feedback. Please rate this recipe below: