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Irish Potato Bread

Irish Potato Bread

Irish Potato Bread is a delicious savory quick bread that doesn't require yeast!
Author Jo and Sue


  • 3/4 cup cooked mashed potatoes boil potatoes and mash them to a mashed potato consistency
  • 3/4 cup raw grated potatoes peel the skins, then grate, drain grated potatoes of liqiud
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 Teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons baking powder
  • 1 Teaspoon salt


  • Place the mashed potatoes and raw grated potatoes in a large mixing bowl, whisk together until well combined. Add the egg, egg white, grated Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, milk and oil to the bowl, whisk until completely incorporated.
  • In a separate large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt, stir to combine. Stir the dry ingredients, into the wet ingredients until a soft dough is formed. Lightly flour your counter top, place the soft dough on the floured counter top and kneed 6 -7 times. Gather the dough up and form a ball, place it in an oiled 8 inch cast iron pan. Using a serrated knife (a steak knife worked well) cut an x on the top of the dough. Bake at 375 degrees for 45-55 minutes. It should be golden brown on top. Cool on a wire rack about 10 minutes. Run a butter knife around the edges of the pan to release the bread , remove from pan, place on a cooling rack to cool completely before slicing.