Liberian Sweet Potato Pone
1 9-inch square pone
- 3 cups grated raw sweet potatoes
- 1 cup molasses or dark cane syrup
- 2 teaspoons ground ginger
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/3 cup vegetable oil
In a 3-quart saucepan, combine all ingredients and simmer slowly, stirring constantly, for 10 minutes.
Pour into well-greased 9-inch baking pan.
Bake at 325F 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.