Potato Cake

kathleen ralston

By
@innerlife

Another strange old recipe from my grandmother. I used to love this cake.

Rating:
★★★★★ 6 votes
Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Sprinkle the top with powdered sugar and you'll be thrilled with this delectable, lovely cake! Mashed potatoes... who knew?!

Ingredients

2 c
sugar
3/4 c
butter or margarine
1 c
hot mashed potatoes
1 c
cocoa
1 tsp
ground cloves
1 tsp
nutmeg
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 c
walnut pieces
4
eggs, divided
1/2 c
milk
2 c
flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt

Step-By-Step

1Cream together the butter and sugar.
2Add the egg yolks and milk and beat.
3Add in the chocolate and hot mashed potatoes.
4Add the flour, baking powder and spices and salt, and then the nuts, and beat.
5Beat the egg whites and then fold them into the batter.
6Spread in a square pan and bake at 350 degrees for one hour or until cake is done.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #potato, #potato-cake, #cake