British Recipes > Devonshire Potato Cake

How to make Devonshire potato cake:
A traditional Devonshire cake made with potatoes.


4 medium potatoes, boiled
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup sugar
6 tablespoons dried fruit
pinch cinnamon
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour sifted with 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder/soda
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- Sieve the potatoes while hot and add the butter, sugar, fruit and cinnamon.
- Knead in the flour to make stiff dough, and roll out to a circle 1 1/2 inches thick.
- Shape into a round and mark into segments across the top, but do not cut right through.
- Place on a baking sheet and bake in a moderately hot oven 190oc/375of/ gas mark 5 for 30 minutes.
- Sprinkle with castor sugar and serve.