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Irish Potato Cake

nanniesue

"Old potato cake recipe of my grandmother's. Good served with fruit."
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Ingredients

1 h 50 m servings 465 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 10-inch tube or Bundt pan)

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10 inch Bundt pan. Sift together the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time. Add the flour mixture alternately with the potatoes and milk. Stir in nuts and raisins.
  3. Pour into a 10 inch Bundt pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 90 to 120 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 465 calories; 19.6 g fat; 69.5 g carbohydrates; 6.2 g protein; 39 mg cholesterol; 107 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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What an interesting recipe, I had to try it! Very good and very easy. The family loved it!

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This one didn't work very well. The cake came out very dense and the center pulled away from the edge of the cake leaving a thick pudding like lump and then a crust. Also, I think it's too muc...

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What an interesting recipe, I had to try it! Very good and very easy. The family loved it!

I made this for a St. Patricks day family party. Everyone loved it. They all want the recipe (which i may keep to myself) and they said this I will have to bring each time we get together. Did I...

Next time I will cut the cin, cloves, nutmeg by half. Strong flavor. I'm also going to try it with apples instead of raisens.

Made this for St Patricks Day and everyone who came to supper liked it. The recipe was so easy my 4 year old helped make it. The only change I made was to cut the cloves down to 1 teaspoon per...

I added 1 tsp vanilla and cut cloves & nutmeg to 1 tsp each. I baked as 6 mini cakes. I also made a glaze with confectioner's sugar, milk & vanilla to drizzle over them and topped each with a...

Superb texture and flavor!! I only had 1 cup of mashed potatoes, so I cut the recipe in half and made 13 muffins. (Hint: to prevent muffins from sticking to paper liners, spray the liners with P...

I have never had potato bread/cake before, and was curious. This was absolutely delicious! I love it, and am eating a piece right now. This is a recipe I will keep in my cookbook.

This one didn't work very well. The cake came out very dense and the center pulled away from the edge of the cake leaving a thick pudding like lump and then a crust. Also, I think it's too muc...

Just like my mother would make. It brings back great memories.