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From 42 Hot Potato Ideas, Betty Crocker, 1967

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  cup instant mashed potato flakes
  cup hot water
  cup shortening
 2 oz unsweetened chocolate
 1 cup sugar
 2 eggs
  cup flour
 ½ tsp salt
 ½ tsp baking powder
 ½ cup chopped nuts

1

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease an 8x8 pan.

2

Measure potato flakes into the mixing bowl. Blend in hot water; set aside.

3

Melt shortening and chocolate over low heat, stirring constantly. Add chocolate mixture, sugar and eggs to potatoes in the bowl.

4

Stir together remaining ingredients; blend into chocolate mixture. Pour into prepared pan. Bake 25 to 30 minutes. Cool; if desired, frost.

Ingredients

  cup instant mashed potato flakes
  cup hot water
  cup shortening
 2 oz unsweetened chocolate
 1 cup sugar
 2 eggs
  cup flour
 ½ tsp salt
 ½ tsp baking powder
 ½ cup chopped nuts

Directions

1

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease an 8x8 pan.

2

Measure potato flakes into the mixing bowl. Blend in hot water; set aside.

3

Melt shortening and chocolate over low heat, stirring constantly. Add chocolate mixture, sugar and eggs to potatoes in the bowl.

4

Stir together remaining ingredients; blend into chocolate mixture. Pour into prepared pan. Bake 25 to 30 minutes. Cool; if desired, frost.

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