Irish boxty

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Serves: 4

By elah11



  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 225g potato freshly grated and squeezed in paper towel

  • 120ml full-fat milk

  • 225g plain flour

  • 30g butter melted

  • 225g mashed potato


  1. Mix the grated and mashed potatoes together.
  2. Sieve the flour, baking powder and salt together and add to the potato mixture with the melted butter.
  3. Add a little milk and stir until you have a dough.
  4. Knead on a floured surface gently to bring everything together.
  5. Pull the dough into four pieces, flatten each into a cake, score the dough into quarters making sure not to cut it, and cook on an oiled pan over a gentle heat until it is golden brown.
  6. Then turn it over and cook it on the other side. Serve on its own, or with a fried egg on top.

Handy Hint

Use a non stick pan.

Additional Information

  • Potato

  • Snack

  • Vegetarian

  • Nut Free

  • Egg Free

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