German Potato Dropscones

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Poor Cook: Fabulous food for next to nothing

Poor Cook

By Susan Campbell and Caroline Conran

Published 1971

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  • ¼ lb potatoes, peeled
  • ¼ lb plain flour and 1 heaped teaspoon


Grate the raw potatoes. Squeeze out some of their liquid and put them into a bowl. Mix at once with the flour and baking powder. Incorporate the egg yolks, butter or oil, milk and a little salt. Whip the egg whites stiffly, and fold into the mixture. Heat and grease the griddle (see dropscones).

Drop spoonfuls of the mixture on to the griddle, giving t