Easy, Tasty Potato Soup

2 lg. potatoes, cubed
2 carrots, grated
1/2 c. diced onions
2 c. mashed potatoes
2 qt. water
1 bay leaf
Allspice, to taste
Salt & pepper, to taste

Boil until vegetables are done. Add the following: Dice 2 tablespoons onion, 2 tablespoons butter, 5 slices of diced bacon in frying pan. Fry until bacon is brown. Pour drippings, bacon and onions in soup. Mix 1/2 cup sour cream, 2 tablespoons flour and 1 cup cream together. Add to soup, simmer for a few minutes. Serve hot. Serves 6 to 8.