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Memorable Potato Cake

Memorable Potato Cake

A Memorable Potato Cake made with potatoes! And it is really good! Low in fat but abundant in flavor.


2 medium potatoes
1/2 cup butter
1-1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup low-fat buttermilk
3/4 cup egg substitute
1-1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1-1/2 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 additional cup low-fat buttermilk
1/3 cup chopped walnuts, toasted


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat a 9- by 13-inch baking pan with nonstick spray; set aside. Peel and dice the potatoes and boil gently in water for 10 minutes. Drain and mash, then cover and keep warm.

Meanwhile, beat butter in a mixing bowl until smooth. Beat in sugar, then 1/3 cup buttermilk, egg substitute and vanilla. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. Add alternately with 1/2 cup buttermilk to the butter mixture, beating just until blended each time.

Measure 1 cup mashed potatoes and add to batter; beat to blend. Stir in walnuts. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 25 minutes, until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on wire rack.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 16 servings.
Serving size: 1 serving
Calories: 208; Total Fat: 8g; Cholesterol: 16mg; Sodium: 187mg; Carbohydrates: 32g; Protein: 4g; Fiber: 1g

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