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Pumpkin Pone Recipe

Pumpkin Pone


1 lb pumpkin
1 small dried coconut
1 cup cornmeal
2 oz margarine
2 – 3 oz sugar
1 cup water
½ tsp ground cinnamon
Grated nutmeg
¼ tsp salt
½ tsp essence


  • Peel, wash and grate the pumpkin and coconut. Add the cornmeal and work the margarine in with a fork.
  • Add the sugar and water to make a soft dropping consistency.
  • Add the essence, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg, mixing well. Pour into a greased dripping pan. The mixture should be 1 – 1½ inches thick.
  • Bake in a moderate oven (350°F) until crisp and brown. Cool, and cut into 2 inch squares before serving.

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