Irish potato cakes
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 30
  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation Time: 15
  • 3 cups cooked potatoes
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • pinch salt
  • Bacon grease or butter.
DIRECTIONS
  1. Mash potatoes and warm them up in the oven or microwave.
  2. Mix potatoes with flour, baking soda and salt.
  3. Add enough buttermilk to make a stiff batter.
  4. Heat a large skillet (iron is best), then add bacon grease or butter.
  5. Drop spoonfuls of the batter into the grease to make large or small cakes - whichever you like. Serve immediately with butter.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
The Irish potato pancakes, are best made with leftover mashed potatoes form the night before. I like to add black pepper.