Cakes & Baking

Potato Chocolate Cake

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  • 1 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 squares unsweetened chocolate, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup sharp mashed Idaho® potatoes, frigid
  • 2 cups sifted flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. In a gargantuan bowl, cream collectively butter and sugar.
  3. Add eggs one after the other; beat totally after every addition.
  4. Race in melted chocolate, vanilla, and frigid mashed potatoes. Mix properly and living aside.
  5. In a separate bowl, combine sifted flour, baking soda, and salt.
  6. Add this sifted dry mix to the batter alternately with the buttermilk. Mix properly with every addition.
  7. Pour batter into greased and floured baking pans. If the use of two 9-jog pans, then bake for 20 minutes. If the use of 1 13x9x2-jog flat pan, then bake for forty five minutes. If the use of 1 9-jog tube pan, then bake for 1 hour.


Variation: For Chocolate Spice Cake add 1 teaspoon cinnamon and allspice to the sifted dry mix.

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