After many request asking me to post a cassava pone recipe, it’s finally POSTED. Sticky and gooey are all of the things you love about cassava pone ! Here is my way of making The Perfect Cassava Pone ,perfectly spiced and moist cassava with the rich flavor of coconut.
One of my all time favorite dessert growing up!
Made with Frozen Grated Cassava and Coconut making it very easy to replicate wherever you are . No more peeling or grating cassava and coconut. Although not the typical ingredients you will normally use, but you still get that delicious stickiness and gooey texture that cassava pone is so noted for. But with my recipe most of the spices and main ingredient listed below are probably available at your local supermarket.
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WHAT IS CASSAVA/YUCCA?
Think taro, yams , sweet potatoes or any ground provisions. Cassava is similar to these tubers: Cassava can be boiled, baked, fried and steamed or even grilled.
This cassava pone is pretty amazing! Made with (Goya Frozen Cassava and Coconut) instead of fresh cassava or coconut. Add some sugar and spices , boy! you’re in dessert heaven– this cassava pone is so moist and delicious, you won’t believe they were made with frozen ingredients. First off go here and learn about Cassava/Yucca
I’m not really a baker. Baking is an art form that requires accuracy and precision, and I’m really bad with precision. Baking need the perfect balance between dry and liquid ingredients.
When I bake, I do my own thing until I achieve the results I’m looking for, only then will I create and post a recipe. I can tell you, this is the perfect cassava pone recipe. At least it is for me.
My grandmother made cassava pone on the weekends for her shop, I remember her adding sweet potato ,raisins and black pepper . I did not add any sweet potato to this cassava pone recipe, but you can always add it to yours along with raisins or any dry fruit that fancy your taste-buds. (You can add about 1/2 cup raisins)
My Secret ingredient is cardamon