Photo Instructions For How to Make Lefse "Step by Step"

What You'll Need

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 How to get Started

) Peel and cut potatoes to a uniform size. Boil the potatoes until fork tender. Tip: Don’t overcook and preheat Your grill to 500 degrees.

Step 1) Peel and cut potatoes to a uniform size. Boil the potatoes until fork tender. Tip: Don’t overcook and preheat Your grill to 500 degrees.

Step 2) Drain and Let sit to reduce excess moisture.

Step 2) Drain and Let sit to reduce excess moisture.

Fill a ricer two-thirds full of warm potatoes, and rice them into a large mixing bowl. When you are done you should have about 8 cups.

Step 3) Fill a ricer two-thirds full of warm potatoes, and rice them into a large mixing bowl. When you are done you should have about 8 cups.

Once all the potatoes are riced add butter, cream, salt, and sugar. Mix all the ingredients well. Let cool, then cover and refrigerate.

Step 4) Once all the potatoes are riced add butter, cream, salt, and sugar. Mix all the ingredients well. Let cool, then cover and refrigerate.

) While the dough is chilling, flour your pastry cloth. And slip the corrugated rolling pin into the rolling pin cover.
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Step 5) While the dough is chilling, flour your pastry cloth. And slip the corrugated rolling pin into the rolling pin cover. (TIP- Have plenty of flour on hand to re-flour the rolling pin and board before rolling each piece of Lefse.)

Once the dough has chilled add the flour and thoroughly knead with your hands. Return Dough to refrigerator to chill.

Step 6) Once the dough has chilled add the flour and thoroughly knead with your hands. Return Dough to refrigerator to chill. 

Step 7

Step 7) Separate Half the Dough and return half to the refrigerator. With floured hands, make a ball of dough the size of a small tennis ball. Pat it flat. Flour the rolling pin and roll dough into a large thin circle. (Tip- You should almost see the writing on the cloth through the dough.)

Using a lefse stick, transfer Lefse to the grill. Bubble will form on the top in about one minute. Flip and cook 30-45 seconds.
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Step 8) Using a lefse stick, transfer Lefse to the grill. Bubble will form on the top in about one minute. Flip and cook 30-45 seconds.

Step 9

Step 9) Place the lefse between lefse cozies to cool an stay moist. 

To Store- Wrap lefse tightly in plastic wrap and eat within a few days.

To Freeze- Fold each lefse in half twice. Wrap each bundle of 3-4 lefse rounds in plastic wrap and then place in freezer storage bags. 

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