Cline Family Chocolate Irish Potato Cake

Cline Family Chocolate Irish Potato Cake Recipe

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Elaine Elsberry


This has a long history in our family. Originally from North Carolina.


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15 (depends on slices)
20 Min
40 Min


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1/2 c
butter, room temperature
2 c
1/3 c
cocoa, unsweetened
1 tsp
eggs one at a time
2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
1 tsp
1 tsp
1/2 c
cold coffee
1 c
pecans, chopped
1 c
1 c
creamed mashed irish potatoes (room temp)

How to Make Cline Family Chocolate Irish Potato Cake


  • 1Cream the butter & sugar. Add cocoa & vanilla. Then add eggs one at a time beating after each.
  • 2Sift flour, baking powder and spices
  • 3Add to creamed mixture alternating with coffee.. Add raisins and nuts. Fold in mashed potatoes making sure no lumps. (Thats the original directions. I plan to try adding them into the creamed ingredients before the dry ingrediients this year) Pour batter in to 2 greased and floured pans. (I use Baker Joy)
    Bake in 350* oven for 30 - 40 minutes until toothpick comes out clean.
  • 4When completely cool Frost with Chocolate confectioner sugar icing.

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About Cline Family Chocolate Irish Potato Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American

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