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Sweet Potato Pone Recipe

The sweet potato pone is a favorite for many Belizeans and travelers because of its incredible taste, texture, and mouth-watering scent. Need we say more? Let’s get to cooking instead!

Sweet Potato Pone Recipe from The San Igancio Resort Hotel

Preparation Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 1 Hour, 50 Minutes
Servings: 12
  • 1 Large sweet potato cut into chunks
  • 1 Cup of brown sugar
  • 1 Cup of butter
  • 1/3 Cup of sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 Pinch of Salt
  • 2 Eggs
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a casserole dish with butter or oil
  2. Place the sweet potato chunks into a large pot and cover with salted water. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain and transfer to a large bowl.
  3. Mash the potatoes with a potato masher. Add the brown sugar, butter, condensed milk, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and salt to the mashed potato; beat with a wire whisk until fluffy. Crack the eggs into the bowl and continue whisking until the mixture is light in color; pour into the prepared dish.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until golden brown, for about an hour and a half.

Ta-da! You’re done, bon appétit!


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