Leftover Mashed Potato Cakes

READY IN: 22mins
Recipe by daisygrl64

I searched the internet for a recipe to use up some left over mashed potatoes. This is what I found and made. It's simple, easy, and a great way to use up left over mashed potatoes. This is one recipe that I always come to when I have leftover mashed potatoes. I once made these and I wasn't serving them right away, so I let them cool down then I froze them. A few weeks later I removed them from the freezer let them defrost and they were just as good. I have even added leftover chicken pieces and leftover meatloaf to this and it was yummy.

Top Review by Tia R.

Great recipe! I overestimated the amount of potatoes to make yesterday and had enough to make four batches! Whole family loved them, after the first batch I added some garlic and bacon to the recipe and everyone is still raving! Definitely keeping and sharing this one.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat the egg.
  2. Mix the beaten egg with the mashed potatoes.
  3. Stir in the dry ingredients.
  4. Add the milk and mix well.
  5. The batter should be very thick.
  6. Melt the shortening or heat the oil in a skillet.
  7. Spoon batter into the skillet to form 3" to 3-1/2" inch wide pancakes, about 1/2" thick.
  8. Brown on one side, over medium heat. Turn and brown on the other side.
  9. Serve with ketchup.
  10. These are great cold and served the next day.

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