[CnD] Chocolate Potato Cake

Marilyn Pennington m51pennington at gmail.com
Wed Jul 25 08:52:27 EDT 2018

Chocolate Potato Cake

2 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 cup cocoa

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1 cup shortening

2 cups sugar

4 eggs

1 cup mashed potatoes

1 teaspoon vanilla

1/3 cup milk

1 cup chopped walnuts

Ice cream or whipped topping, optional

Sift together flour, cocoa, baking powder, salt and cinnamon; set aside. In
large bowl of mixer, cream shortening and sugar until light. Add eggs; beat
until fluffy. Add potatoes and vanilla; mix well. Stir in flour mixture
alternately with milk. Stir in nuts. Pour into greased 13 by 9 by 2 inch
pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 to 45 minutes, or until toothpick inserted
into center comes out clean. Cool in pan on rack. Cut into squares. Serve
with ice cream or whipped topping.  Mama's Corner.



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