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Sweet Potato Pone

This sweet potato pone is not just an eagerly anticipated side dish for Thanksgiving dinner—I make it to dress up ordinary meals, too. It's so delicious, you can almost serve it as a dessert! —Kristine Chayes, Smithtown, New York
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 55 min. + standing
  • Makes
    12 servings


  • 2-1/2 pounds large sweet potatoes (about 4 large, peeled and shredded)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, combine sweet potatoes, sugar, corn syrup, butter and orange zest. In another bowl, combine flour, nutmeg and cinnamon. Add to sweet potato mixture; mix well. Transfer to a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Bake until potatoes are bubbly and golden brown, 55-60 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 270 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 80mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein.

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