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Irish Potato Cake with Caramel Frosting

Ingredients

Cake

  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 2 cups flour, divided
  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups mashed potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • 4 eggs, well beaten

Caramel Frosting

  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 1/2 cup butter (1 stick)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Confectioners' sugar

Instructions

  1. Cake: Toss nuts and raisins with 1/2 cup of the flour.
  2. Cream butter and sugar.
  3. Add potatoes, extracts and spices and mix well. Add milk.
  4. Combine remaining flour, baking soda and cocoa; add to creamed mixture and add eggs.
  5. Add prepared nuts and raisins. Mix well.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour 30 minutes until done.
  7. Caramel Frosting: Combine first 4 ingredients and boil 3 to 5 minutes.
  8. Add confectioners' sugar slowly, beating until thick.

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