Potato Cake

kathleen ralston


Another strange old recipe from my grandmother. I used to love this cake.

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Sprinkle the top with powdered sugar and you'll be thrilled with this delectable, lovely cake! Mashed potatoes... who knew?! Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


★★★★★ 6 votes

45 Min
1 Hr


  • 2 c
  • 3/4 c
    butter or margarine
  • 1 c
    hot mashed potatoes
  • 1 c
  • 1 tsp
    ground cloves
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
    walnut pieces
  • 4
    eggs, divided
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 c
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp

How to Make Potato Cake


  1. Cream together the butter and sugar.
  2. Add the egg yolks and milk and beat.
  3. Add in the chocolate and hot mashed potatoes.
  4. Add the flour, baking powder and spices and salt, and then the nuts, and beat.
  5. Beat the egg whites and then fold them into the batter.
  6. Spread in a square pan and bake at 350 degrees for one hour or until cake is done.

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About Potato Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids

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