3 cups GRATED RAW SWEET POTATOES
1 cup MOLASSES OR DARK CANE SYRUP
2 tsp. GROUND GINGER
2 tsp. BAKING POWDER
1 tsp. SALT
1/3 cup VEGETABLE OIL.
In a 3-quart saucepan combine sweet potatoes, molasses or cane syrup, ground ginger, baking powder, salt and vegetable oil. Simmer slowly, stirring constantly, for 10 minutes. Pour into well-greased 9-inch baking pan. Bake at 325 ºF for 30 minutes, stirring up every 5 minutes for the first 20 minutes. Smooth down the top and allow to brown. Cut into squares and serve either hot or cold.
Yield : 9-inch square potato pone (serving 8)
country : Liberia
course : side dish
source : The African Cookbook / Bea Sandler