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Lefse (State Fair Winning)

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Category: Breads

 Ingredients List

  • 8 c Russet Potatoes
  • 1/2 c Heavy Cream
  • 8 Tbls Butter; Or Oleo
  • 1 Tbl Salt
  • 1 Tbl Sugar; (About)
  • 3 1/2 c Flour; * add 1 C/see below


Rice POTATOES while hot. Add CREAM, melted BUTTER, SALT, and SUGAR. Cool to
room temperature. Refrig overnight Add 1 C.* Flour to 1/2 the Potato
mixture Knead together well.

After rolling/baking 1st half, Do the same to the saved 2nd half Add 1* Cup
of the FLOUR to it Use remaining* FLOUR for rolling lefse. Don't use too
much FLOUR for rolling. Roll mixture into thin pieces Bake on Lefse Grill

**I think the "sugar" in the recipe is what makes it successful. I seems to
be the one ingredient that isn't found in a hundred other similar lefse
recipes. It rolls like a dream... As you know it isn't easy to roll up
"mashed potatoes" without having them fall apart!

I taught Lefse Making for years, but my very favorite of all was this one:

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