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Chocolate Spice Cake with Potato

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"Mashed potatoes give this chocolate spice cake a wonderful texture."
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1 h 30 m servings 475
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 - 10 inch Bundt cake)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Bring a saucepan of water to a boil. Add potato and cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes. Drain, cool and mash. Grease and flour a 10 inch Bundt pan.
  2. Cream butter, gradually add brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in mashed potatoes.
  3. Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Stir in melted chocolate and pecans. Pour batter into a prepared 10 inch Bundt pan.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 hour or until cake tests done. Cool in pan 20 minutes; remove cake from pan, and cool completely before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 475 calories; 25 59.2 6.5 104 234 Full nutrition

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I am 58 years old, my Grandmother made this every Thanksgiving and Christmas. She also used Walnuts and Raisins. Now I'm looking forward to making this in the next few days and then the Holiday...

I could hug you! I lost the card with my grandmother's potato cake recipe and was heartbroken, especially because my best friend asked me to make it for her birthday. This is exactly the recipe ...