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April 2, 2013

I never thought of ‘Boxty’ to be ‘Potato Pancakes’, because it is just not, please stop saying that, but both are so delicious.




  • 1 lb. Raw Potatoes (peeled) *
  • 1 Onion (chopped)
  • 3/4 C. Flour
  • 1 t. Salt
  • 1/4 t. Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 Lg. Egg
  • 1/2 C. Milk
  • 1/2 C. Vegetable Oil

* If you have left over mashed potatoes/use 1/2 lb. raw potatoes


  1. 1/2 of the potatoes should be set aside
  2. Cut remaining potatoes in large pieces and bring to a boil over high heat;reduce heat to low and cook approximately 20 minutes (until tender); drain and in a large bowl mash with a potato masher or mixer; set aside
  3. Grate the remaining potoatoes with the onion and stir into the mashed potatoes
  4. Add the flour, salt and pepper;add the egg and milk
  5. Heat vegetable oil in a large frying pan over medium heat; drp batter by tablesoons into the oil/cook 3-4 minutes on each side/drain on a paper towel to absorb the oil
  6. Serve immediately on a warmed plate



Recipe from Betty Cheney

Potato Pancakes

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