Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 40 mins

This cake is one of my mothers fav., very old recipe. It's moist and dark.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix dry ingredients together.
  2. Set aside.
  3. Cream together: shortening, and sugar.
  4. Add eggs, beat well.
  5. Add potatoes and vanilla.
  6. Blend well.
  7. Stir in dry ingredients alternately with the milk.
  8. Stir in nuts.
  9. Pour into greased/sprayed 9x13 pan.
  10. Bake 350F for 40-45 minutes or test with toothpick for doneness.