Smoked Salmon on Potato Cakes

smoked salmon on potato cakes

 Very good, easy to prepare starter, potato cakes can be made ahead and reheated

Serves 6

  • 450g cooked, mashed potatoes
  • 75g flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tablesp. scallions, finely chopped
  • Salt, pepper and nutmeg
  • 50g butter, melted
  • 125 ml soured cream
  • 1 tablesp. dill, chopped
  • Salt and black pepper

To Cook

Mix the potato, flour, eggs, scallions, salt, pepper, nutmeg and half the butter. Mix well together and shape into 12 small potato cakes. Heat the remaining butter in a non-stick pan and then cook the potato cakes until browned on each side. The cakes can be served immediately or kept overnight in the fridge. 15 minutes before serving reheat in a hot oven.

Serving Suggestions

Mix the soured cream, dill and seasoning. Place a slice of smoked salmon on each potato cake and top with the cream mixture.

Odlums Blueberry Cake

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Ingredients

225g/8oz Odlums Self Raising Flour

175g/6oz Shamrock Golden Caster Sugar

175g/6oz Butter (room temperature)

3 Large Eggs

1 Teaspoon Vanilla Essence

206ml Carton Soured Cream

3 x 125g punnets Blueberries

Icing

225g Tub Philadelphia Cream Cheese

125g/4oz Icing Sugar (sieved)

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F/ Gas 4. Grease and base line a 22cms/9” round cake tin.
  2. Put the flour, sugar, butter, eggs and vanilla essence into a bowl and beat until light in colour and well mixed. Stir in 4 tablespoons of the soured cream, finally, stir in half the blueberries with a large spoon.
  3. Transfer to prepared tin and bake in central position of oven for about 50 minutes until risen, feels firm to the touch and springs back when lightly pressed.
  4. Cool in tin for 10 minutes before transferring to a wire tray, remove the base paper and allow to cool.
  5. Meanwhile, make the icing; beat the cheese, remaining soured cream and icing sugar in a bowl until smooth and creamy.
  6. When cake is cold, spread icing on top and scatter on the remaining blueberries.

Note: Cake will keep in fridge for a few days but bring back to room temperature for about an hour before serving. Cake can also be frozen un-iced!

http://odlums.ie/recipes/blueberry-cake/

Smoked Salmon on Potato Cakes

smoked salmon on potato cakes

 Very good, easy to prepare starter, potato cakes can be made ahead and reheated

Serves 6

  • 450g cooked, mashed potatoes
  • 75g flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tablesp. scallions, finely chopped
  • Salt, pepper and nutmeg
  • 50g butter, melted
  • 125 ml soured cream
  • 1 tablesp. dill, chopped
  • Salt and black pepper

To Cook

Mix the potato, flour, eggs, scallions, salt, pepper, nutmeg and half the butter. Mix well together and shape into 12 small potato cakes. Heat the remaining butter in a non-stick pan and then cook the potato cakes until browned on each side. The cakes can be served immediately or kept overnight in the fridge. 15 minutes before serving reheat in a hot oven.

Serving Suggestions

Mix the soured cream, dill and seasoning. Place a slice of smoked salmon on each potato cake and top with the cream mixture.