Grandma Evelyn's Chocolate Potato Cake

Course : Cakes
Serves: 8
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2/3 cup butter
2 cups sugar
1 cup hot mashed potato -- unseasoned
1/2 cup sweet milk or coffee
2 cups fishers blend pastry flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup ghirardellis ground chocolate
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon cloves
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1 cup chopped nuts
4 large eggs

Preparation / Directions:

Cream butter and sugar, add beaten egg yolks and hot mashed potatoes. Sift together three times flour, baking powder, salt, chocolate, spices and add alternately with milk. Add nuts and fold in stiffly beaten whites. Bake in three greased layer cake pans in a moderate oven (about 350 F) 30 minutes. When cool, spread with Marshmallow Frosting. (To make frosting add about 18 marshmallows to hot boiled icing and beat until ready to spread). Sprinkle top of cake with chopped nuts.


Nutritional Information:

493 Calories (kcal); 29g Total Fat; (52% calories from fat); 6g Protein; 55g Carbohydrate; 110mg Cholesterol; 219mg Sodium

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