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Bajan Recipes

Cassava Pone

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Cassava Pone is another Barbadian recipe that utilizes a food introduced to Barbados by its earliest known settlers ? The Arawaks.


3 cups of freshly grated cassava, 2 cups freshly grated coconut, 1 ? cups granulated sugar, ? cup melted butter, 1 tsp. salt, 2 tbsp. melted Irish butter, ? tsp. each cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and allspice, 2 cups whole milk, ? cup raisins, 2 beaten eggs, 1 cup flour, ? tsp. each vanilla and almond essence


Combine dry ingredients and raisins; add butters, milk eggs and essences. Spoon mixture in greased small loaf pans. Bake in preheated oven at 325 degrees for approximately one hour, or until tester comes out clean. Cool and place in a covered container. Refrigerate after two days if not completely eaten.