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
Split and fill with whipped cream when cool or put the cream on top with a dusting of grated chocolate.
‘The potato … the Englishman’s Sunday would be a day of mourning if bereft of its presence.’
The Epicure’s Companionby Edwardand Lorna Bunyard, 1937.
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