Cassava Pone
3 cups dry cassava flour
1 1/2 tsp. mixed spice
1  1/2 cups sugar
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. powered orange peel
2 cups coconut (grated)
1/4 lb. shortening (melted)
3 cups whole milk or coconut milk
2 eggs (beaten)
1 tsp. vanilla essence


Blend flour, spice, sugar, salt, orange peel and coconut together. Add melted shortening, milk, eggs and essence and mix well. Pour mixture into a greased shallow tin pan. Glaze with a mixture of sugar and water (about 1/2 cup of sugar & 1 cup water) and bake in a moderate oven for about 1 1/2 hours (350 degrees).