Ingredients – Makes 12 Lefse Rounds

6 cups riced or mashed russet potatoes
1 tsp. salt
3 Tbsp margarine or butter
1 Tbsp sugar
2 Tbsp heavy cream or evaporated milk
1 ½ cups all-purpose flour


Step 1

Combine all ingredients except flour; refrigerate until thoroughly chilled.

Step 2

Add flour; mix well.

Step 3

Heat lefse or other griddle to 400 degrees. Form dough into long roll and cut into 12 sections. Form each section into a small ball.

Step 4

Roll out very thin with cloth-covered lefse or regular rolling pin on cloth-covered lefse board or other surface. Dust board with flour when turning lefse dough.

Step 5

Bake on ungreased griddle until brown spots appear. Turn and bake other side.

Step 6

Stack lefse between 2 towels to cool. Store in refrigerator in plastic bags. Can be frozen.

Used with permission from The Global Gourmet by Concordia Language Villages, Moorhead, Minnesota.
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Moorhead, MN 56562