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Classic Boxty

Classic Boxty


This is a recipe for Classic Boxty – a traditional Irish potato pancake. It is an important part of authentic Irish food dishes. There are many recipes with finely grated, raw potatoes and all are served fried.

The most popular version of the dish consists of finely grated raw potato and mashed potato with flour, baking soda, buttermilk, and sometimes egg. Traditional alternatives include using only raw potatoes, boiling boxty as a dumpling or baking it as a loaf.

You may cook classic boxty for St Patrick’s Day Dinner.