Potatoe Cakes

virginia duncan


This was a favorite for breakfast.
You use leftover mashed potatoes, if you can find any left over.
Grandma would save the mashed potatoes from the night before and make these patties like hashbrowns or pancakes, my kids loved them.


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10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • -
    left over mashed potatoes
  • 1
  • -
    milk, enough to make it soft to form patties
  • - pinch
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp
    flour for about 1 1/2 to 2 cups of potatoes

How to Make Potatoe Cakes


  1. use your leftover mashed potatoes, add egg,enough milk to make it soft enough to form patties. And salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Heat skillet add oil to fry up the patties, doesn't need very much.
    Form patties and place in hot skillet. Brown on each side. Serve hot and enjoy.

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About Potatoe Cakes

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom

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