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Total Time
45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

Great cake to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (gas mark 5), and grease and line two 8" cake pans.
  2. Sift flour and salt into a mixing bowl.
  3. Melt chocolate in a bowl placed over a saucepan of hot water.
  4. In a separate bowl, cream butter and sugar together until fluffy, then beat in the chocolate and mashed potato.
  5. Gradually beat in the eggs, adding a little flour with each addition.
  6. Fold in the rest of the flour and stir in the milk.
  7. Divide mixture evenly between the cake pans and bake for 25-30 minutes or until top is firm but springy to the touch.
  8. Remove from oven and after a few minutes, turn out on a cooling rack.
  9. While the cake is cooling, melt the chocolate for the filling as before.
  10. Stir in the other ingredients and mix well.
  11. Use the filling to sandwich the sponge layers together and coat the top and sides of the cake.