Lefse

Lefse is a ‘typical’ staple of Norway, also eaten in other local countries. It is a kind of potato pancake, and very simple to make, usually served with sugary accompanyments such as jam.

Lefse Recipe – Ingredients

  • 900g Mashed Potatoes
  • 75g Butter
  • 75ml Milk
  • 500g Plain Flour
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste

Lefse Recipe – Method

  1. Whisk the potatoes with the butter and milk until light and smooth.
  2. Slowly add the flour while whisking until fully incorporated.
  3. Chill in the refrigerator until cold.
  4. Form balls with the mixture, and then roll out to form rounds of approximately 4cm thick.
  5. Cook in a NON oiled pan until golden on both sides.

And to serve…

Serve with any sweet ingredient, such as sugar, jam, or syrup. Enjoy!