Colcannon cakes

Colcannon cakes

Light and fluffy potato cakes with sweet cabbage and savoury bacon. Great as a snack or as a side with stew.

By , 21 September 2015
Colcannon cakes
  • Ready in: 70 mins
  • Serves: 12
  • Price: 15p per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 99g serving contains
  • Fat med
    4.8g
    7%
  • Saturates med
    2.1g
    10%
  • Sugars low
    1.7g
    2%
  • Salt med
    0.41g
    7%
  • Energy 448KJ 107KCAL
    5%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 453kJ/108kcal.
Ingredients
  • 750g potatoes
  • 400g shredded cabbage
  • 25g butter
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of pepper
  • 1 egg yolk
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • 12 slices streaky bacon
Method
  • Peel the potatoes and boil for 10 minutes.

  • Mash the potatoes with the butter, salt, pepper and nutmeg.

  • Steam the cabbage until wilted. Drain and add to the mash with an egg yolk.

  • Shape into 12 patties and place on a baking sheet. Add half a slice of streaky bacon to each. Bake at 200C/180C Fan/Gas 6 for 20-25 minutes.