Grandma Pondelik's Sweet Potato Pone

Grandma Pondelik's Sweet Potato Pone

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"Made every Thanksgiving by my southern Grandma this dish is a great take on sweet potato casserole. She has passed and I am sharing her recipe with you."
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1 h 20 m servings 431 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 431 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 18.7 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 62.1g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 5.8 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 81 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium:
  • 296 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Preheat an oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  2. Beat the butter, sugar, molasses, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and salt together in a large bowl until smooth. Stir in the sweet potatoes, vanilla extract, eggs, and evaporated milk until evenly blended. Pour into the prepared baking dish.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until the sweet potatoes are tender, and the top of the pone is golden brown, about 1 hour.


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I used purple sweet potatoes instead of the traditional yellow or orange variety. I also pre-baked the sweet potatoes before blending them with the hand mixer. The dish needed a bit longer than ...

Our family serves this every Thanksgiving. It is a tradition and guests always ask for the recipe. It freezes and reheats easily.

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