Oyster and Potato Surprise Cakes

Recipe by Doreen Randal

Don't over cook these, just cook until golden and heated, the oysters should be nice and juicy and not dried up.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Remove rind from bacon and chop flesh roughly.
  2. Cook in a fry pan until crisp, turning often.
  3. Cool.
  4. Drain oysters.
  5. Combine oysters and bacon.
  6. Peel potatoes and cut into quarters.
  7. Cook in boiling salted water for 10 minutes or until tender.
  8. Drain.
  9. Mash potatoes with horseradish cream and sour cream.
  10. Form half-cupfuls of mixture into patties.
  11. Make a hollow in centre of each pattie and fill with oyster mixture. Mould potato over cavity.
  12. Roll patties in breadcrumbs.
  13. Heat butter in a fry pan and cook patties on each side until golden.
  14. Cheers, Doreen Doreen Randal, Wanganui.
  15. New Zealand.

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