Sweet Potato Pone Aka Potato Pound of Belize

READY IN: 1hr 40mins
Recipe by TLu1089

I found this recipe on a website for the cuisine of Belize. I love sweet potatoes so this will be made soon. This is very similar to a bread pudding with the substitution of sweet potatoes for bread.

Top Review by Lialeonor

The sweet potatoes used in this recipe is not the American yellow yam. It is the one called bonito and has a purple skin. I would also add two cups of water.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grease a 9x13 pyrex dish.
  2. Preheat oven to 450.
  3. Wash, peel, and grate sweet potatoes.
  4. In large bowl, combine sweet potatoes, ginger, raisins, cinnamon, sugar and vanilla.
  5. Mix well.
  6. Add milk and butter; stirring to incorporate throughout mixture.
  7. Pour into pyrex dish.
  8. Bake on the bottom shelf of your oven for 30 minutes.
  9. Lower oven temperature to 350.
  10. Move dish to top shelf.
  11. Cook for an additional hour until top is brown, knife comes out clean.
  12. The top will look very sticky.

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