Potato Devils Food Cake

Karla Everett

By
@Karla59

I found this written on the back side of a old envelope from a letter my mother had sent my Grandma , post marked was from 1954.

She must have thought it was worth scribbling down and clipping it in her recipe folder , so I'm sharing it with everyone here to enjoy if they wish.

**Untried Recipe By Me**

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

1/4 c
shortening
2 1/2
chocolate, unsweetened squares ; melted
1
egg yolk
6 Tbsp
evaporated milk
2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
vanilla
1 c
sugar
1/2 c
mashed potatoes
1/4 tsp
salt
1 1/4 c
all purpose flour
1 c
chopped nuts

Step-By-Step

1Cream together : shortening , sugar and then add melted chocolate and mashed potatoes ; beat well.
2Add to creamed mixture : egg yolk , Vanilla and milk.
3Fold in the flour , baking powder , salt and nuts.
4Pour into a lightly greased and floured 8x8 baking dish
5Bake @ 375° for 30 minutes or until tooth pick inserted in the center comes out clean then the cake is done.
6Top with sprinkled powdered sugar or your favorite frosting.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes, Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy