How to make it

  • In a mixing bowl, cream butter and 1 cup sugar.
  • Add egg yolks; beat well.
  • Add potatoes and mix thoroughly.
  • Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg and cloves; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating until smooth.
  • Stir in vanilla and nuts.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat egg whites until foamy.
  • Gradually add remaining sugar; beat until stiff peaks form. Fold into batter.
  • Pour into a greased and floured 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes or until cake tests done.
  • Cool.
  • Combine first five frosting ingredients in top of a double boiler.
  • Beat with electric mixer for 1 minutes.
  • Place over boiling water; beat constantly for 7 minutes, scraping sides of pan occasionally.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Add vanilla; beat 1 minute.
  • Frost cake.
  • Yield: 16-20 servings.
  • Editor's Note: Cake is moist and has a firm textrue.

Reviews & Comments 4

Add a Link?

Post a link to another recipe or group by pasting the url into the box where you want it to show up. We'll do the rest.

Post Message or cancel
    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    great fantastic choc. cake high5 thanks bunches
    Was this review helpful? Yes Flag
    " It was excellent "
    herby ate it and said...
    looks wonderful, I love the old potato cake recipes!
    Was this review helpful? Yes Flag
    " It was excellent "
    jett2whit ate it and said...
    Yum! I love a good moist chocolate cake. Thanks for sending this to me.
    Was this review helpful? Yes Flag
  • goddoesmiracles 9 years ago
    wow this sounds very interesting thank you so much for sharing with me :)
    Was this review helpful? Yes Flag

Maybe List
Hang onto this recipe

while I look at others.

Holding 0 recipes