Boxty: Irish Potato Pancakes

If you’re a follower of potato cakes (as well as have some remaining mashed potatoes accessible!), why not attempt Boxty forSt Patrick’s Day? These Irish potato pancakes utilize a mix of raw as well as cooked potatoes to make a flawlessly cheery treat.

top down view on a plate filled with boxty potato pancakes

I do not recognize what it is with potato pancakes, however I might consume them every day. They’re so excellent! We like them with applesauce as well as sour lotion as dipping sauces on the side, however they’re likewise scrumptious with Lingonberry jam, with bacon as well as eggs … So several methods to consume these!

I truthfully do not recognize where the name “Boxty” originated from, however it aids 100% to obtain the children delighted regarding these– I indicate, not that it’s difficult to obtain them to consume a potato pancake. But the enjoyable name makes it also much better ☺ ☘


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Step by Step

1 Shred the raw potatoes on a crude grater, after that eject any type of additional fluid.

2 Combine the shredded potatoes with all various other active ingredients in a dish. It needs to appear like a thick, unpleasant pancake batter.

3 Pan- fry heaping tbsps of the batter over medium-high warmth in oil, till gold brownish on either side. Serve warm with your preferred sides!

female hands holding a plate with potato pancakes
close up photo of Irish potato pancakes

Like I claimed, sour lotion as well as applesauce– I can not have potato pancakes without these! If you recognize of any type of various other uber-Irish garnishes or offering ideas for Boxty, please share in the remarks!


top down view on a plate filled with boxty potato pancakes

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Yield: 4 little portions
Ready In: 30 minutes


  • 2 mugs raw shredded potatoes ( additional fluid ejected with a tidy kitchen towel)
  • 1 mug mashed potatoes ( chilly (leftovers function wonderful!))
  • 1 mug all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp cooking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt ( or even more to taste)
  • 2 pinches ground nutmeg
  • 2 huge eggs
  • 3-4 tbsps milk
  • butter or oil ( to cook)
  • applesauce ( sour lotion … anything you intend to dip or on the side!)
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Ready In: 30 minutes


  • Combine all active ingredients (BESIDES oil as well as toppings/sides) in a huge dish. Add one more 1-2 tbsps of milk as required, need to be the uniformity of a thick, unpleasant pancake batter.
  • Heat some oil or butter in a frying pan over medium-high warmth. Add a heaping tbsp per cake to the warm frying pan as well as cook till gold brownish on either side, regarding 3-4 mins each. Serve warm!

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Nora’s Tips

Makes 2 huge portions (eg as a vegan primary) or 4 little portions (eg as a treat or side).

Please note that the nourishment is a harsh price quote as well as will certainly rely on exactly how precisely you made your mashed potatoes (butter, milk, lotion, sour lotion or simply potatoes … etc).


Calories: 243 kcal|Carbohydrates: 44 g|Protein: 10 g|Fat: 3 g|Saturated Fat: 1 g|Cholesterol: 83 mg|Sodium: 343 mg|Potassium: 799 mg|Fiber: 5 g|Sugar: 1 g|Vitamin A: 137 IU|Vitamin C: 17 mg|Calcium: 118 mg|Iron: 7 mg

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