Mom's Mashed Potatoes

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 49 mins

These are the best potatoes. Mom calls them whipped potatoes. She doesn't like lumpy spuds. Use the left overs in hot beef sandwiches, shepherds pie, or the next meal of some sort, lol.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil the potatoes.
  2. Drain the potatoes, saving 1/2 cup of the water.
  3. Add the stick of butter.
  4. Whip with beaters, adding the canned milk until creamy.
  5. If you need more liquid, add some potato water.
  6. Salt and pepper to taste.


Most Helpful

I'm replacing my old recipe with this one. And lest not forget, I am one to hang onto things pretty long. Like, I've been married to the same man for the last 25 years.

gailanng February 22, 2012

Very good and creamy potatoes. Very simple to make and the taste is wonderful. Thank you for sharing.

Lainey6605 December 10, 2011

Wonderful mashed potatoes!!! I made a scaled back version, using about 1lb of potatoes and since I didn't need a full can of milk, used regular, but otherwise followed as written. With the butter and milk, I didn't need any of the reserved potato water. Served it with fried chicken and corn for a wonderful meal. Thanks for sharing the recipe. Made for Stars Tag Game.

diner524 November 08, 2011

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