Whiskey-Glazed Boxty Pancakes Recipe

Whiskey-Glazed Boxty Pancakes—a culinary delight that encapsulates the rich flavors and warmth of Irish cuisine. Imagine golden and hearty boxty pancakes infused with the distinctive taste of whiskey, complemented by a decadent whiskey-glazed topping.


For the Boxty Pancakes:
  • 2 cups grated raw potatoes
  • 1 cup mashed potatoes
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 eggs
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Butter for frying
For the Whiskey-Glazed Topping:
  • 1/2 cup Irish whiskey
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • Fresh berries for garnish


  1. Prepare the Boxty Pancake Batter:
    1. In a large bowl, combine grated raw potatoes, mashed potatoes, all-purpose flour, baking powder, buttermilk, eggs, salt, and black pepper. Mix until you achieve a smooth batter.
  2. Cook the Boxty Pancakes:
    1. Heat a skillet over medium heat and add a pat of butter. Pour a ladle of batter onto the skillet to form pancakes. Cook until golden brown on both sides.
  3. Create the Whiskey-Glazed Topping:
    1. In a saucepan, melt unsalted butter and brown sugar. Add Irish whiskey and let the mixture simmer until it thickens into a luscious glaze.
  4. Glaze the Boxty Pancakes:
    1. Pour the warm whiskey glaze over the boxty pancakes, ensuring they are generously coated.
  5. Serve and Garnish:
    1. Plate the whiskey-glazed boxty pancakes and garnish with fresh berries for a burst of color and freshness.

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