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Boxty Traditional Irish Dish


1 cup raw grated potatoes
1 cup leftover mashed potatoes
2 tsp baking powder
2 tsp salt
2 eggs
1/4 cup milk, to bind (more or less)

Squeeze grated raw potatoes in cheese cloth to remove as much
moisture as possible. Sift flour with salt and baking powder. Mix
all potatoes with dry ingreds. and add beaten eggs. Mix well, and add
sufficient milk to make batter. Drop by tablespoons onto hot
buttered frying pan and cook over moderate heat until browned (4 min.
per side.) Serve hot and well buttered with or without sugar.
NOTE: Boxty is the traditional Irish fare for Shrove Tuesday.
Composed of grated raw potatoes, mashed cooked potatoes, with flour
added as a binding agent, Boxty is either fried in a pan or browned
on a griddle. It is mentioned in a traditional children s Irish

"Three pans of boxty, baking all the day,
What use is boxty without a cup of tay?"


Servings: 1



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