- 1/2 cup milk
- 3 squares unsweetened chocolate
- 1 cup shortening
- 1 3/4 cups sugar
- 1 cup hot, unseasoned mashed potatoes
- 4 eggs, separated
- 2 cups sifted flour
- 1 tbspn baking powder
- 1/8 tspn salt
- 1 tspn vanilla
- 1/4 cup sugar
Combine chocolate mixture with mashed potatoes. Add to creamed mixture. Beat in egg yolks. Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt, and stir into batter. Add vanilla.
Beat egg whites until stiff, adding the 1/4 cup of sugar gradually. Fold into batter. Pour into 3 greased, waxed paper-lined 8-inch round layer cake pans.
Bake in moderate oven (350 degrees) for 30 minutes. Cool on racks and frost as desired.
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