Irish Potato Cakes

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 6 oz. white flour
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 3 cups mashed potatoes -- fresh, with milk

Cut butter into flour until it forms large granules. Add salt and baking powder, mix well. Mix in potatoes. Knead for a few minutes. Roll out onto lightly floured board with floured rolling pin. Cut into 2 rounds. Cook on a dry griddle or skillet until brown on both sides.

  • Yields: 2 cakes
  • Preparation Time: less than an hour

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