Mashed Potatoe Cake

Mashed Potatoe Cake

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@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

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About Mashed Potatoe Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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