|Region or state||West Indies|
|Main ingredients||Corn flour, coconut, sweet potatoes, pumpkin, raisins|
Conkies is a sweet cornmeal-based food item popular in the West Indies. The ingredients include cornmeal, coconut, sweet potato, raisins (or not) and pumpkin and the mixture is cooked by steaming in banana leaves.
In Barbados, conkies were once associated with the old British colonial celebration of Guy Fawkes Day on November 5. In modern Barbados they are eaten during Independence Day celebrations on November 30.
- "Time for Conkies." Antigua Sun, 30 Nov 2007.
- Tastes Like Home: Time for Conkies.
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