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Potato Cake Recipe

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1 square butter, softened
1 2/3 c. sugar
2 egg yolks, beaten
2 egg whites, stiffly beaten
1 c. mashed potatoes
2 sq. melted chocolate
2 c. flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 c. chopped nuts
1 c. warm milk
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg

Cream butter and sugar. Add egg yolks and beat until fluffy. Add potatoes and chocolate, mixing well. Sift dry ingredients together and add alternately to wet mixture with warm milk. Add nuts. Fold in the stiffly beaten egg whites. Bake in a 350 oven for 20-30 minutes, or until it tests done.




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