Irish Potato Cakes
Irish recipes make inventive use of potatoes and working people relied heavily on recipes that mixed them other ingredients to make them stretch farther.
Breakfast, Brunch, Side Dish
cold mashed potato
unbleached white flour
or meat drippings
enough to make a soft dough
Preheat oven to 400F and grease a baking tray or line with tin foil.
Mix together the potatoes and flour and rub in the fat. Add the sale and enough milk to make a pliable dough.
Roll out on a floured board or work area to a thickness of 1/4" or 1/2" thickness depending on your preference and cut into rounds with a cutter from 2 to 2 1/2 inch in diameter.
Place on the prepared tray and bake for 15-20 minutes until golden. Remove from the oven and serve piping hot, spread with butter.
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