This section is from the book "A New Book Of Cookery", by Fannie Merritt Farmer. See also: How to Cook Everything: 2,000 Simple Recipes for Great Food.
1/2 cup butter.
1 cup sugar.
1/2 cup milk.
1/2 cup hot riced potatoes.
1 cup flour.
2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon clove 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 cup grated chocolate 1/2 cup chopped nut meats.
Cream butter and add gradually, while beating constantly, sugar; then add eggs, well beaten, milk and potatoes. Beat thoroughly and add flour, mixed and sifted with baking powder, and spices, chocolate and nut meats. Turn into a buttered and floured cake pan and bake in a moderate oven fifty-five minutes. Remove from pan and cover with Fudge Frosting (see p. 350).