Potato Cake

Recipe Rating:
 6 Ratings
Serves: 6-8
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method: Bake

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

The Cook

kathleen ralston Recipe
x2
Lightly Salted
Sacramento, CA (pop. 466,488)
innerlife
Member Since Nov 2011
kathleen's notes for this recipe:
Another strange old recipe from my grandmother. I used to love this cake.
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Kitchen Crew
Sprinkle the top with powdered sugar and you'll be thrilled with this delectable, lovely cake! Mashed potatoes... who knew?!

Directions

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

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user Cin Straw's Kitchen Straws - Jan 18, 2012
interesting recipe...will have to give it a try.
user Kitchen Crew JustaPinch - Nov 2, 2012
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
user Kitchen Crew JustaPinch - Nov 2, 2012
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user Cin Straw's Kitchen Straws - Nov 2, 2012
Well it looks like the Kitchen Crew liked it.
CONGRATULATIONS on winning your 2nd blue ribbon Kathleen!!!
user kathleen ralston innerlife - Nov 2, 2012
Thanks Cin. I am tickled. I have always loved this cake.

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