Boxty (Irish Potato Griddle Cakes)


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Adapted from Fantasy Ireland


  • 1/2 pound raw Idaho potatoes
  • 1/2 pound cooked mashed potatoes (You can use Instant or Dehydrated mash potatoes from Idahoan)
  • 1/2 pound plain Idaho flour (Use Pendleton Flour made in Blackfoot, ID)
  • Idaho Milk (as needed, see directions)
  • 1 local egg
  • 1 medium Idaho onion, finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Grate raw potatoes and mix with the cooked mashed potatoes. Add salt, pepper, onion and flour. Beat egg and add to mixture with just enough milk to make a batter that will drop from a spoon.
  2. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto a hot griddle or frying pan. Cook over a moderate heat for 3-4 minutes on each side.