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Potato Cakes

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Ingredients
  Wholemeal flour 1 Pound (450 Gram)
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Ounce (45 Gram)
  Butter 1⁄2 Pound (225 Gram)
  Floury potatoes 2 Pound, boiled (900 Gram)
  Potato cooking water 1⁄2 Pint (300 Milliliter)
  Sea salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Vegetable oil/Vegetable fat for baking tray-1 oz (25 g) hard respectively 2 Fluid Ounce (50 Milliliter, For Griddle)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Sieve the flour and the baking powder
2. Return the sieved bran to the mix

MAKING
3. In a large bowl, tip in the sieved flour and add butter to the bowl
4. Rub the butter into the flour until a uniform mix is achieved
5. Mash and sieve the potatoes
6. Add the reserved potato water to the mix
7. Stir potato mash into the flour to form a batter
8. Season to taste
9. Shape the mixture into rounds 3 inches (7 cm) in diameter and 1 inch (2.5 cm) thick.
10. Heat the oil in a pan and shallow fry the cakes until golden on both sides or bake on a greased tray at 400°F/200°C (Gas Mark 6) for 15 to 20 minutes.

SERVING
11. Serve hot or cold, as a snack or with a green salad as a light meal.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Potato
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
5

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