Tiktoker B. Dylan Hollis Viral 1912 Chocolate Potato Cake

This chocolate potato cake is rich and moist. Honestly, you’d never guess there were mashed potatoes in this cake!


  • 1/2 cup salted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup riced/mashed russet potato
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon each of: cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup GRATED semi-sweet chocolate (2oz, or half a baking-chocolate bar)
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts (I recommend walnuts)


  • 2 tablespoons salted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 2 oz semi sweet chocolate
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions | CAKE:

1.) Set diced potato to a boil until tender. I do not peel the potato.

2.) Cream together butter & sugar until fluffy and pale.

3.) Slowly incorporate the eggs, which have been beaten.

4.) Rice or mash potato in a separate bowl, then stir and cool with milk.

5.) Incorporate the potato & milk, mixing well.

6.) Combine flour, leavening & spices in a separate bowl.

7.) Gently incorporate the flour mixture, grated chocolate & nuts.

8.) Add batter to a buttered and floured 8×8 inch cake tin.

9.) Bake at 350 fahrenheit for 45-55 minutes.

* Check at 40 minutes with a toothpick.

* When inserted into centre then pulls away clean – the cake is done.

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