Sweet Potato Corn Pones

Oxmoor House
about 3 dozen


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1 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/4 cups buttermilk
2 cups cornmeal
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup cooked, mashed sweet potatoes
1 egg, beaten
2 tablespoons bacon drippings


Dissolve soda in buttermilk; stir well. Combine cornmeal, sugar, and salt; add buttermilk mixture, sweet potato, egg, and drippings, mixing well.

Shape into balls, using 1 tablespoon batter per ball. Place on greased griddle, and lightly press into circles with the back of a fork. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes.

Created date

February 2010