Cline Family Chocolate Irish Potato Cake Recipe

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Cline Family Chocolate Irish Potato Cake

Elaine Elsberry

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@Moolah

This has a long history in our family. Originally from North Carolina.


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Serves:

15 (depends on slices)

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter, room temperature
2 c
sugar
1/3 c
cocoa, unsweetened
1 tsp
vanilla
4
eggs one at a time
2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
cloves
1 tsp
nutmeg
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 c
cold coffee
1 c
pecans, chopped
1 c
raisins
1 c
creamed mashed irish potatoes (room temp)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream the butter & sugar. Add cocoa & vanilla. Then add eggs one at a time beating after each.
2
Sift flour, baking powder and spices
3
Add to creamed mixture alternating with coffee.. Add raisins and nuts. Fold in mashed potatoes making sure no lumps. (Thats the original directions. I plan to try adding them into the creamed ingredients before the dry ingrediients this year) Pour batter in to 2 greased and floured pans. (I use Baker Joy)
Bake in 350* oven for 30 - 40 minutes until toothpick comes out clean.
4
When completely cool Frost with Chocolate confectioner sugar icing.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American