Potato Cakes

Janet Scott


Throwing these together with the use of your left over mashed potatoes is great! Perfect for Breakfast or as a side at dinner.
Whats great about these is you can put any seasoning you like....even add cheese! They are a soft potato cake, not dry or pasty. If you like a firmer cake, add more flour.


★★★★★ 2 votes

9 - dollar size
10 Min
5 Min
Pan Fry


  • 1 1/2 c
    cold mashed potatoes
  • 1 large
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 sprig(s)
    scallion, diced up including the green
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 c

  • ·
    grated cheese or your favorite seasoning

How to Make Potato Cakes


  1. Prepare all ingredients
  2. Mix everything together in a medium size bowl.
    (I make my mashed potatoes with the skins on. )
  3. In a medium skillet, drizzle olive oil and one tablespoon butter
  4. Spoon drop the size of cake that you desire making sure to flatten them a little bit. They will be sticky, I flatten a little bit after turning them.
  5. Brown both sides.
    Serve with whatever you like, I just put butter on top...YUMBO!

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About Potato Cakes

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #potato, #cakes

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