Potato Devils Food Cake

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Karla Everett

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@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**

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
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

How to Make Potato Devils Food Cake

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.

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About Potato Devils Food Cake

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



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