Boxty

Potato Bread

Preparation info

  • Makes

    1

    loaf
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Times Cookbook

The Times Cookbook

By Frances Bissell

Published 1995

  • About

Here baking powder is the raising agent, though, in fact, this bread hardly rises at all, and is more like a potato cake.

Ingredients

  • 8 oz / 230 g potatoes, peeled
  • fl oz / 70

Method

Grate the peeled potatoes into a bowl containing the water. Stir with a fork, and then pour through a fine sieve into another bowl, pressing down well on the potatoes. Dry the grated potatoes on a clean tea-towel, and mix with the mashed potato. Let the potato starch in the water settle, and carefully pour off the water. Mix the starch with the potatoes and the rest of the ingredients. Shape th