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**


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

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

About this Recipe

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