Chocolate Potato Cake

Who knew that potatoes could be included in a dessert?  Well now you do - so why not give this Chocolate Potato Cake recipe it a try?


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Chocolate potato cake

Servings: 10

Keywords: Chocolate, Potato, Cake

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 40 mins
  • Total Time: 55 mins




  • 85 g Mashed Potato
  • 150 g Self Raising Flour
  • 20 g Cocoa Powder
  • 170 g Caster Sugar
  • 175 g Unsalted Butter
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 2 Eggs (Beaten)
  • 3 tbsp Milk
  • 150 g Icing Sugar
  • 1 Orange


  1. Cream butter and sugar together until light in colour and creamy. Beat in egg slowly until mixture is smooth.
  2. Sieve the flour, cocoa and baking powder and fold into the butter/sugar/egg mixture. Lastly stir in the potato and milk.
  3. Pour the mixture into a greased, lined 10” cake tin and bake at 190oC for 35-40 mins until a skewer comes out clean from the centre.
  4. Cool on a rack.
  5. Zest the orange and reserve. Sieve the icing sugar into a bowl, whisk in half the orange juice to form a paste that will pour over the cake. Pour icing over the cake and decorate with the zest.