BARBADIAN RECIPES

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        3 cups freshly grated cassava           2 cups freshly grated 
        1 1/2 cups granulated sugar               coconut
        1 teaspoon salt                         1/4 cup melted butter
        1/2 teaspoon each cinnamon,             2 tablespoons melted 
            ginger, nutmeg and                    Irish butter
            allspice                            2 cups whole milk
        1/2 cup raisins (optional)              2 beaten eggs
        1 cup flour                             1 teaspoon each vanilla                                       
                                                  and almond essence
 

        Combine dry ingredients and raisins, add butters, milk, eggs 
        and essences.  Spoon mixture in greased small loaf pans.  
        Bake in a preheated oven at 325 degrees for approximately one 
        hour, or until tester comes out clean.  Cool and place in a 
        covered container.  Refrigerate after two days if not
        completely eaten.
        
        *Cassava Pone is another Barbadian recipe that utilizes a food
         introduced to Barbados by its earliest known settlers, the Arawaks.
  

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