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Idaho Potato Cake

Recipe photo courtesy of Yossy Arefi

Potato in a cake that isn't a latke? You bet! Mashed potato gives this dessert body and a super moist texture. Martha made this on episode 704 of Martha Bakes.




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  • dwightcorring
    10 APR, 2017
    Yes, I have baked a chocolate potato cake before. It has been the traditional birthday cake in my father's family for at least four generations. The recipe, actually just an ingredient list, is a little different. 1 cup butter 2 cups sugar ½ cup milk 4 eggs 2 cups flour 1 cup mashed potatoes ½ cup cocoa ½ cup nuts 2 teas[filtered]s baking powder 1 teas[filtered] cinnamon 1 teas[filtered] cloves ½ teas[filtered] nutmeg 1 teas[filtered] vanilla Tube pan 350 degrees for one hour This cake is best when the nuts are black walnuts. I like to rice my potatoes. I also found a cake very similar to this one in San Francisco Al a Carte, The Junior League of San Francisco, Doubleday (1979) at 426, It's [filtered]es are cinnamon and all[filtered]e.
    • ggambuti6707997
      1 SEP, 2018
      what do you want me to do, thrown the dam cinnamon out???????
    • ggambuti6707997
      1 SEP, 2018
      What does "1 teas[filtered] cinnamon" all this infltered spices mean..
    • dwightcorring
      10 APR, 2017
      It's interesting that the words which had series of letters filtered are a unit of measurement, three of which are found in table-same word and would be filtered as well. the other word is the word beginning with an s which would complete the phrase Herbs and S++++s

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