Mashed Potato Cake

Oxmoor House
one 10-inch cake


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1 cup butter or margarine, softened
2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
4 eggs
1/2 cup mashed potatoes
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1 cup milk
1 (1-ounce) square semisweet chocolate, melted
1 cup chopped pecans


Cream butter; gradually add brown sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add mashed potatoes, beating mixture well.

Combine flour, baking powder, and spices; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Stir in melted chocolate and pecans.

Pour batter into a well - greased 10 - inch Bundt pan. Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until cake tests done. Cool in pan 20 minutes; remove cake from pan, and cool completely before serving.

Created date

February 2010