Mashed Potatoe Cake

Mashed Potatoe Cake

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

B H

By
@ate2much

This recipe was from my maternal grandmother. My mom & her sisters made it often growing up. My Aunt's daughters made it while they were growing up & still do to this day. They asked why we never made it growing up, I told them "with 11 siblings, we never had any left over mashed potatoes.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
at least 10-12
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

  • MASH POTATOE CAKE

  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    allspice
  • 2
    squares bitter chocolate
  • 3/4 c
    shortening
  • 2 c
    flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    nutmeg
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 c
    mashed potatoes
  • 1 c
    milk

How to Make Mashed Potatoe Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat Oven to 375.
    Melt bitter chocolate. Cool.
    Mix sugar, eggs, spices. Add potatoes and milk and mix until blended. Add cooled, bitter chocolate.
    Pour into 2 greased and floured (or Pammed) 9" round cake pans.
    Bake at 375 for 25-30 minutes. Let cool completely.

    Top with icing made from confectioner's sugar, milk, vanilla.
  2. Make icing from confectioner's sugar, milk, vanilla. If icing is too thick, add more milk a little at a time. If to runny, add more confectioners sugar. Spread icing in between layers. Before icing top of cake & sides, cut straws to insert into cake to hold rounds together. Ice top & sides.
  3. ENJOY

Printable Recipe Card

About Mashed Potatoe Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



Show 10 Comments & Reviews

11 Chocolate Cupcake Recipes Every Chocolate Lover Needs

11 Chocolate Cupcake Recipes Every Chocolate Lover Needs


Chocolate cupcakes are a classic dessert and anything but basic. Some are fudgy and moist, while others can be dense and rich. Chocolate cupcakes can be transformed by spices added to the batter, sneaking a surprise in the center, or the creamy frosting piped on top. Full of flavor, if you love chocolate you’re going […]

20 Southern Staple Cornbread Recipes

20 Southern Staple Cornbread Recipes


There’s just something we love about homemade cornbread in the fall. Paired with a bowl of chili, topped with pinto beans or just cooked to golden brown perfection in a cast iron skillet, cornbread is one of our favorite delicious comfort foods. From mom’s classic recipe to something a little spicier, we have a cornbread […]

29 Cozy & Comforting Fall Dinners

29 Cozy & Comforting Fall Dinners


When the weather starts to get cooler, cozy, and comforting fall dinners rule the menu. From stews to casseroles, roasted chicken to pan-seared pork, meals get a little heartier but they still need to be family-friendly. So good, any of these 29 dinner recipes could be on permanent rotation this fall; we guarantee your family […]