Sweet Potato Pone

2 1/2 lb sweet potatoes or yams
1/4 cup melted butter or margarine
2 eggs
1/4 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup light molasses
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

1. Wash potatoes. Place in kettle; cover with water. Bring to boiling; simmer,covered, 30 minutes, or until tender.

2. Drain; let cool just until they are easy to handle. Peel and mash potatoes; stir in butter.

3. Preheat oven to 375F. In bowl, beat eggs; add sugar and beat thoroughly.

4. Add milk, molasses, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg,and cloves, beat until well blended. Stir into mashed potatoes until well blended. Turn into buttered, 1 1/2 quart casserole.

5. Bake, covered, 50 to 60 minutes, or until heated through. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Note: Instead of fresh potatoes, you may use 2 cans (17-oz size) sweet potatoes or yams, drained and mashed. Proceed as in Step 3.

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