Tater Cakes

Tater Cakes

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Debbie Jobe


My Grandma and Mom fixed these when I was growing up, and we loved them. I make them for my kids and grand-kids. No matter how many I make, there are never left overs. Hope you enjoy.


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15 Min
15 Min
Pan Fry


  • 2 c
    mashed potatoes, leftover are great
  • 1 dash(es)
    salt, pepper and garlic (to taste)
  • 2
  • 1 c
    flour, or more as needed
  • ·
    cooking oil

How to Make Tater Cakes


  1. Season the potatoes with the salt, pepper,and garlic and mix well.
  2. Beat the eggs and add to the potatoes. Be sure to mix very well.
  3. Begin adding the flour, mixing well. Add enough flour to make the batter very stiff.
  4. Heat enough oil in a skillet to cover the bottom. Spoon the potatoes into the oil, carefully spreading them into cakes. Fry until golden brown.

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About Tater Cakes

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Southern
Hashtags: #potato #tater #cakes

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