Chocolate Potato Cake

Recipe: Chocolate Potato Cake

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 1 cup of shortening
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 2 cups of self -rising flour
  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • 1 cup of hot mashed potatoes
  • 1 cup of walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon of cloves
  • 1 teaspoon of nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 4 tablespoons of cocoa

Instructions:

  1. Cream the sugar and shortening until light and fluffy. Add the egg yolks. Combine the dry ingredients and add to the creamed sh ortening and sugar mixture.
  2. Gradually add the milk, then the hot mashed potatoes. Beat the egg whites until stiff and fold int o the batter. Stir in the walnuts and the vanilla. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
  3. Frost with your favorite chocolate fro sting.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: dessert

Culinary tradition: Irish

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