Lefse

Time: 
32mins
Serves: 
20
Ingredients: 
  • 3 cups instant potato flakes
  • 1 cup  water
  • 2 tablespoons  margarine or 2 tablespoons  butter
  • 2 teaspoons  salt
  • 1 cup  milk
  • 3⁄4-1 cup  all-purpose flour
Directions: 
  1. Heat an electric lefse griddle(which we have) or electric skillet to highest temperature.
  2. DO NOT GREASE GRIDDLE OR SKILLET.
  3. Measure potato flakes in large bowl.
  4. In a small saucepan, heat water, salt and margarine to rolling boil.
  5. Remove from heat, add milk.
  6. Add liquid to potato flakes and stirr until flakes are moistened)mixture is crumbly).
  7. Gradually add flour in small amounts to potato mixture.
  8. Work with hands until a soft dough of rolling consistency forms, AVOID USING TOO MUCH FLOUR.
  9. Form dough into a roll 10 inches long and 2 inches in diameter.
  10. Cut roll into 1/2 inch slices.
  11. Cover dough with plastic wrap while rolling out each lefse.
  12. On a well floured board or pastry cloth roll out each sli8ce of dough until paper thin.
  13. transfer lefse to heated griddle using a lefse stick or spatula.
  14. Bake about 1 minute or until brown spots appear on bottom surface.
  15. turn and bake other side 30-45 seconds.
  16. Place lefse between cloth dish towels to prevent drying out.
  17. repeat with remaining slices.
  18. cool completely.
  19. To serve spread with butter and fold in quarters.
  20. Spread with butter, sprinkle with brpwn  sugar and rolls them