Aloo Cake from Ireland

    1 hour 50 mins

    Try the humble aloo in this sweet avatar, seasoned with dalchini, laung, nutmeg and tossed with akhrot.

    25 people made this

    Serves: 12 

    • 150g butter
    • 400g caster sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 175ml milk
    • 250g plain flour
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1/8 teaspoon salt
    • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    • 2 teaspoons ground cloves
    • 2 teaspoons ground nutmeg
    • 425g mashed cooked potatoes
    • 125g chopped walnuts
    • 150g raisins

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:1hr30min  ›  Ready in:1hr50min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 160 degrees C. Grease and flour a 25.5cm ring cake tin. Sift together the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg. Set aside.
    2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time. Add the flour mixture alternately with the potatoes and milk. Stir in nuts and raisins.
    3. Pour into the cake tin. Bake in the preheated oven for 90 to 120 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the cake comes out clean.

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    What an interesting recipe, I had to try it! Very good and very easy. The family loved it!  -  16 Mar 2003  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    I made this for a St. Patricks day family party. Everyone loved it. They all want the recipe (which i may keep to myself) and they said this I will have to bring each time we get together. Did I mention my grandmother-inlaw from Ireland loved it too....  -  19 Mar 2005  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    Next time I will cut the cin, cloves, nutmeg by half. Strong flavor. I'm also going to try it with apples instead of raisens.  -  21 Aug 2006  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)