Chocolate and Hazelnut Potato Cake

Preparation info
  • Serve at Least


    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Potato Year: 300 Classic Recipes

By Lucy Madden

Published 2015

  • About

The presence of potato in this recipe may seem lacking in significance, because of the small amount; nonetheless the result is a moist, dense cake that will serve at least ten people.


  • 3 oz (75 g) purée of potato
  • 8 oz (225


Cream the butter and the sugar, add the eggs one at a time and beat well. Beat in the melted chocolate, potato, cinnamon, orange rind and nutmeg.

Mix the flour with the baking powder and the lemon juice with the milk, and then mix alternate spoonfuls of these into the cake mixture. Stir in the nuts.

Put into a greased 9-