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Potato Cake (Cunningham)

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Category: Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Sugar
  • 1 c Butter
  • 1 c Potatoes, mashed; hot
  • 1 c Pecans; chopped
  • 1/2 c Milk, sweet
  • 2 c Flour
  • 4 Egg; well beaten
  • 5 ts Chocolate; melted
  • 1 ts Cloves
  • 1 ts Cinnamon
  • 1 ts Nutmeg
  • 4 ts Baking powder


Cream well the butter and sugar. Add the other ingredients, leaving the
eggs and baking powder till the last. Moisten the baking powder with a
tablespoon of water the fold it and the eggs in lightly. Bake in layer pans
about 40 minutes [in a 350 F. oven, until a toothpick tests clean]. For
filling, use cooked icing with a dozen marshmallows beaten in while the
icing is hot. If you desire, you may add nuts and raisins to the icing.

Ola Cunningham
Comanche Study Club cookbook
Comanche, TX, 1927

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