Boxty

Servings: 8 yield(s)
Ingredients
  • 1 kg Potatoes washed and peeled
  • 320 ml Buttermilk
  • 160 g Plain flour
  • 10 g Sugar
  • 0.25 tsp bread soda
  • 100 g butter for frying
Instructions
    Method
  1. Grate potatoes and place in a clean tea towel. Squeeze all the water out of the potatoes and place potatoes in a large bowl.
  2. Immediately pour 270ml butter milk into the potato to prevent them from discolouring. Add the flour with the sugar and combine into the potato and buttermilk until you have a tick batter consistency.
  3. Dissolve the bread soda in the remaining 50ml of buttermilk, add to the mix and combine well.
  4. Heat a large frying pan and melt 50g of butter on a medium heat.. Add 4 good spoon full of potato mix , leaving some space between them, and cook for 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  5. Repeat with remaining of potato mix.
  6. Serve with melted butter.
  7. Brian’s Top Tip:
  8. Serve with grilled bacon and poached egg for one of the greatest breakfasts ever. Make a large one the size of a frying pan and top with eggs, tomato and honey.