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Mrs. Jones' Chocolate Potato Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Susan Tucker
Added: Friday, February 6, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 cup butter
2 cup sugar
4 eggs
1 1/2 cup sifted all purpose flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 cup milk
1 cup Ghirardelli Chocolate
1 cup warm mashed potatoes
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 tsp. cloves
1 tsp. vanilla
chopped nuts

Directions:
Directions:
Sift dry ingredients with flour adding alternately the milk, then chocolate, then potatoes, and last the nuts. Bake in a tube pan for 1 hour at 325

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is absolutely delicious and not quite what we do today. That is why it is so special.

From Elliott Malarky Becker's Great-Grandmother

 

 

 

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