Potato cakes or farls
These potato cakes are not sweet cakes, they are however an excellent way to use up leftover mashed potatoes! Serve hot with a little butter with fried eggs, baked beans, or even with a nice steak!
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1/2 lb cooked potatoes
1/4 tsp salt
I tablespoon butter, melted
60g plain flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
A little milk
5 min › Cook:
5 min › Ready in:
Sieve the flour, salt and baking powder into a bowl.
Add mashed potatoes and melted butter.
Mix into a smooth dough, adding a little milk if necessary.
Turn on to a floured board and knead until smooth. Divide in two.
Roll out each piece to a circle 1/4" thick. Cut into 6 or 8 triangles.
Cook on a heated greased heavy frying pan until nicely browned then turn to brown the other side.
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Altered ingredient amounts.
Wasn't sure why the recipe states 1/2lb cooked potatoes yet 60 gms of flour so I used 225 gms of potato and needed quite a healthy splash of skimmed milk to form a dough
15 May 2011
Love them and make them all the time... great recipe....
11 Jul 2012
I am flipping challenged. I loved the thinness and overall crispy exterior of these, but as usual mine do not look like lovely triangles. They tasted great though.
15 Mar 2012
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