Traditional Irish Potato Pancakes

Traditional Irish Potato Pancakes

These traditional Irish potato pancakes are a simple dish that is so deliciously creamy on the inside with crispy goodness on the outside. Always make extra mash potatoes just to have these the next day!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup raw, grated potatoes or
  • 1 cup leftover mashed potatoes
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • ΒΌ cup (about) milk to mix (not if using mashed potatoes)
  • Butter or oil for frying
  • green onions or fresh parsley (optional)

Directions:

Place the grated raw potatoes in a clean cloth and twist to remove excess moisture. Whisk together flour, salt and baking powder.

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Combine flour mixture into raw potatoes, mashed potatoes and eggs. Add enough mix to make a batter.

Heat a heavy skillet over medium heat and add butter or oil. Drop potato batter by the tablespoon into the hot pan.

Brown on both sides (about 4 minutes per side). Butter each boxty and serve hot with or without sugar.

Serve and Enjoy!

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Recipe and Photo Courtesy of Feather Magazine