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  • Writer's pictureJill Stewart

JILL BAKES | Northern Irish Champ Potato Bread

This classic Northern Irish recipe is the perfect way to use up leftover champ or potatoes from your Sunday roast. I forgot how delicious it is when you make your own!

Jill Stewart (@jillbakes_)

County Antrim Foodie and Instagrammer


Makes 8 pieces

• 350g leftover champ

• 80g self raising flour

• 40g melted low-fat spread or butter

• Salt and pepper


• Warm your leftover champ in the microwave for 1 minute.

• Melt your spread/butter for 30 secs and add.

• Sieve in the flour. Combine well and season with salt and pepper.

• Flour your work surface. Divide the dough into 2 balls and roll out each into a circle about 0.5cm thick. Cut each circle into 4 quarters.

• Cook on a griddle for 4 minutes each side or until golden brown. (Don’t grease your griddle)

• Best served warm with butter (or a low-fat olive-based spread)!


Jill Stewart, from Portglenone, is a true Foodie who brings her passions together to create a unique balance of both healthy dishes and sweet treats on her Instagram social media blog, Jill Bakes.

Jill is passionate about creating and sharing recipes on her Instagram platform (@jillbakes_) which are easy to follow, quick to make and not using hundreds of ingredients! And with over 12,000 followers, a lot of people are enjoying Jill’s food journey.

The County Antrim lady has been a keen baker from a very young age, learning many skills from her late Grandma who was a fantastic baker.

Jill is a regular recipe contributor for Ireland’s Homes Interiors and Living magazine.


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