Codfish Cakes and Bacon

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Beth M.

By
@BakinTime

A favorite New England Sunday breakfast!
From an old New England Cookbook

Living in Massachusetts where Codfish is "King", I have come to love this for breakfast, lunch or supper. Only make them with real hot mashed potatoes and salt codfish.
Serve with a little chili sauce or fresh lemon!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
2
Prep:
24 Hr 30 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

2 c
salt codfish
2 c
hot mashed potatoes
1 Tbsp
butter
1
egg
1 c
milk
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/8 tsp
pepper
bacon

How to Make Codfish Cakes and Bacon

Step-by-Step

  • 1Soak the codfish in cold water for several hours. Drain and cover with fresh cold water and simmer until fish is tender. Drain. Remove any bones and chop the codfish.
  • 2Combine all the ingredients, excepting the bacon, and beat until light. Cover and let stand overnight,in the refrigerator.
  • 3In the morning mold the cakes about 1/2 inch thick. Fry 2 strips of bacon for each person. Drain on unglazed paper in a warm place. Fry fish cakes in bacon fat and serve with the crisp bacon.
  • 4Codfish cakes are also delicious served with a tomato cream sauce.

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About Codfish Cakes and Bacon

Course/Dish: Fish