Irish Potato Bread..No Yeast Needed!

Irish Potato Bread..No Yeast Needed!

 With St. Patrick’s day just around the corner let me give share with you a recipe for Delicious Irish Potato Bread. I remember the hours I worked to give my residents a St. Patrick’s day feast they would not forget.

I boiled lots of corn beef, cabbage with melted butter, those yummy roasted little potatoes, and this bread recipe. For Dessert we served everyone a piece of Decadent Chocolate Cake!

Back to this potato bread. Did I tell you their is no yeast needed in this bread. You add mashed potatoes for a bread that has a moist and has a tender texture. (Great way to use up any leftover mashed potatoes you might have in your refrigerator.)


  • Cooked mashed potatoes
  • Raw grated potatoes with no skins
  • Egg
  • Egg white
  • Vegetable oil
  • Milk
  • Grated Parmesan cheese
  • Garlic powder
  • Flour
  • Baking powder
  • Salt

This no knead bread recipe is so savory and requires a short rise time. I love that this dough doubles in about 1 hour!

Traditional Irish Potato Bread is the ultimate appetizer or side to serve with your meal this St. Patrick’s Day. “Boxty” as it is called in Ireland, will have people reaching for another slice.


  • Quick and Easy…This simple no yeast bread will turn into a delicious homemade bread in about 2 hours!
  • Homestyle Favorite… you have to make a sandwich with this potato bread. It is sooo good!!

This Irish Potato bread makes a wonderful breakfast for St. Patrick’s Day. Serve with butter, jam, or honey.

If you like Irish Recipes I highly recommend that you make this delicious potato recipe today! Scroll down for the recipe and lets get busy and bake a loaf.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 2 hours
Course Breads
Cuisine American


  • 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 liquid.
  • 1  egg
  • 1  egg white
  • 1/3 cup  vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup  milk
  • 1/2 cup  grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp  garlic powder
  • 3 1/4 cups  cups flour
  • 1 1/2 tbsps  baking powder
  • 1 tsp  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.
  • Grease a 8" round cake pan or pie dish. After kneading dough several times, form dough into round loaf and place in prepared pan.
  • Bake 375 degree for about 45-55 minutes, until golden and sounds hollow when tapped on. Remove to wire rack to cool.
Keyword No knead potato bread