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Cornish Potato Cake
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Dough of mashed potato with fat such as butter or lard. Formed c1ins thick. baked or fried. Given in 'Food in England' by Dorothy Hartley (Hartley 1954).

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Cornish Potato Cakes

1 cup boiled potatoes
1 tablespoon butter
2 tablespoons flour
pinch of salt

Mash the potatoes with the butter while they are still hot. Add the salt and the flour and mix until smooth. Roll out very thin on a floured board and cut into large rounds. Fry for about 3 minutes on each side and serve hot.

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