Fastnacht Kartoffel Kuchen - Potato Cake
- 2 large potatoes, pared
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 14 teaspoon nutmeg, ground
- 12 cup shortening
- 1 yeast cake, fresh, softened in 1/2 cup warm water
- 6 cups flour, (amount is approximate)
- 12 cup butter, melted
- 12 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 14 cup flour, sifted
- 3 tablespoons nuts, minced,
- 3 tablespoons butter, softened
- 2 -3 drops vanilla
DirectionsBoil potatoes in enough water to cover.
Drain, saving potato water.
Msh potatoes and beat well.
Measure potato water and add enough more to make 1 1/2 pints.
Combine with remaining ingredients, including potatoes, using enough flour to make a rather stiff batter.
Cover and let rise in a warm place until morning.
Knead, adding as much flour as is necessary to make a stiff dough.
Let rise again until doubled.
Spread on well-greased pans and let rise again until light (about 1 1/4 hours).
Brush melted butter on top.
Mix all the streusel ingredients together until very crumby.
Sprinkle cakes with streusel.
Bake at 400F until golden (about 20 minutes).