POTATO CAKES

Until now.. I have never found a Potato Cake that I could make AND eat !

Potatoes are one of my absolute favorite things to sink my teeth into – this one does not disappoint!

Potato Cakes

Ingredients

  • 1.5 lb, mashed potatoes
  • 2.5 T garlic powder
  • 3 t ground black pepper
  • 1.5 t ground cumin
  • 1/4 t ground fenugreek
  • 1/8 t ground tumeric
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 Sm yellow onion (finely minced)
  • 2/3 C all purpose flour (more might be needed)
  • Oil of choice for shallow pan frying
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemons halved (optional)
  • Non-stick pan/skillet
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Large mixing spoon
  • Food grade plastic gloves

Directions

  • Preheat pan on Med heat with small amount of oil
  • Place all ingredients in a large mixing bowl
  • Mix all together until well incorporated
  • Put on food grade plastic gloves
  • Shape into 3 inch patties
  • Place in pan/skillet
  • Shallow fry until golden brown on one side, flip and continue frying until golden brown
  • Remove from pan/skillet and place on drying rack
  • Sprinkle with Salt to taste
  • Serve warm
  • Pairs well with spicy ketchup or lemon wedge

Makes approx 15 – 3 inch cakes
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Fruit Cuppa Cuppa

One day … I found “Cuppa Cuppa”, and I instantly fell in love.

My love was not just because this stuff is so good but also because it is super EASY to make! You can use any kind of fruit or pie filling, I like to blend the fruit just a bit for a smoother texture once it is baked but you can leave the fruit whole too. It is just a matter of preference.  This is my recipe – Enjoy!

 

Fruit Cuppa Cuppa 

Ingredients

  • 1 stick of real butter (melted)
  • 1 C milk (%, your choice)
  • 1 t vanilla
  • 1 C flour (self-rising)
  • 1 C white granulated sugar
  • 1 Can pie filling or fruit in heavy syrup (blended slightly in blender)
  • Whipped cream or Vanilla ice cream (optional)
  • 8 x 8 glass baking dish
  • Knife or fork

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Mix sugar, vanilla and butter till smooth and creamy
  • Add flour to sugar/butter/vanilla mixture and mix slightly
  • Add milk and mix until well incorporated
  • Pour mixture into 8 x 8 glass baking dish (no need to coat the dish)
  • Pour blended fruit down the center
  • Use knife/fork to swirl fruit ‘into’ the batter, until even

Bake until golden brown and bubbly … Serve warm & Enjoy !

Roti (3 ingredients)

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Yields: 4-6 Roti
Serves: 2-3

Estimated Cook Time: 3-5 Minutes
Total Time Estimate: 15-20 Minutes

Ingredients

1 C Flour (self-rising)
1/2 t Salt
1 T Oil (your choice)

Directions

  • Heat roti pan on medium heat until hot (while roti pan is heating up, move to the next steps)
  • Mix above ingredients in a bowl until well combined
  • Separate dough mixture into 4 to 6 golf ball size portions
  • Place each dough portion onto floured surface and roll out thinly

Roti pan should now be hot 

  • Place each rolled dough portion onto hot roti pan (one at a time)
  • Brown on one side, flip, brown on the other side (one at a time)

Remove from roti pan and serve hot!

These freeze well for make a head meal planning and are highly versatile (add onion, garlic, cilantro… anything you like, use small amounts and follow same cooking instruction as above).

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