Potato Cake

kathleen ralston Recipe

By kathleen ralston innerlife

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


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

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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

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.