How to make it

  • Sift together flour, cocoa, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.
  • Cream shortening and sugar.
  • Add eggs, vanilla and potatoes.
  • Add flour mixture alternately with milk.
  • Stir in nuts.
  • Pour into greased 9x13 pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes.
  • If you try this let me know what it's like!

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  • pyseas 10 years ago
    This is very similar to an old family recipe passed down to me. Very tasty and a Christmas tradition for many years.
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    " It was good "
    jo_jo_ba ate it and said...
    This is good, I've made it without the nuts and I've added melted chocolate too... yum!
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  • borinda 10 years ago
    Marion Morash's "Victory Garden Cookbook" has a spice cake which uses mashed, cooked sweet potatoes. It is wonderful and moist. There seem to be precedents to this one!
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  • zena824 10 years ago
    This is unique... I have a cookie recipe thathas mashed potatoes in it...macaroons..
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