Aunt Margie's Sweet Potato Pone

Instead of the 'traditional' sweet potatoes for Thanksgiving, this is what our Southern family has had on the table for at least 3 generations. Great Aunt Margie (pronounced MAH-gee) was born in 1902.

1
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ½ cup butter, melted

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg

  • 2 cups grated raw sweet potatoes

  • 1 orange, zested

  • ½ orange, juiced

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

  2. Mix sugar, butter, egg, cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg together in a bowl. Stir in sweet potatoes, orange zest, and orange juice until evenly incorporated. Pour mixture into a shallow 9x13-inch baking dish.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until cooked through and bubbling, 1 hour. Serve hot or cold.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

320 Calories
16g Fat
43g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 320
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 72mg 24%
Sodium 242mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 36g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 6mg 30%
Calcium 26mg 2%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 183mg 4%

* 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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