Irish Potato Pancakes – Recipe No. 138


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So I got hungry tonight after my stew ran out at lunch time.. ( Two platefuls with mash)

I did have a large lettuce sandwich for dinner later but felt restless and hungry this evening, so decided cooking some ‘Irish Potato Pancakes’ would help so as I type this up I’ve enjoyed some for supper!

Super easy to make!

Irish Potato Pancakes

Ingredients

8 oz mashed potato
1/2 oz melted margarine
1 or 2 oz flour
1 level teaspoon of salt
pinch of pepper

Method

Chop up two washed (not peeled) medium sized potatoes
Place in boiling water and cook until soft enough to mash
Drain and mix the potato, salt, pepper, margarine and enough flour to make a stiff dough.
Roll out to 1/4 inch thick and cut into 8 pieces
Fry in a greased pan browning both sides
Spread with margarine or sandwich fillings (I just enjoyed as they were)

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7 thoughts on “Irish Potato Pancakes – Recipe No. 138

  1. My Grandma and my Mother too made these as a side dish to use up left over mashed potatoes. I hardly ever make mashed pots and never thought to make enough to make potato cakes. They sound especially delish right now during the cold dreary days of Jan. Comfort food for sure, thanks for the idea.

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  2. I’ll have these fancy pancakes with a green salad, it will be delightful if I succeed in these potato pancakes, no worry with the green salad !

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