Perfect Fluffy Mashed Potatoes

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by dukeswalker

I can't believe this isn't on here yet! It is the ONLY way I make them and it's a fave among all visitors and family members!

Top Review by COOKGIRl

Yes, fluffy! Don't worry if you add too much milk, the potatoes will thicken up eventually. Tip: use a large and deep bowl to mix the potatoes or else the potatoes will be flying all over the kitchen. White pepper for black. Very good!~ Thanks! cg ;)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat pot of water 'till boiling.
  2. Peel and cube potatoes - add to boiling water.
  3. Boil gently until a fork can be inserted very easily into a potato - drain.
  4. Add milk to the pot to heat it up.
  5. Transer potatoes to a mixing bowl.
  6. Add margarine/butter and turn on mixer to low.
  7. Gradually add warm milk until it is your desired consistency.
  8. Add baking powder - mix on high for 30-45 seconds.
  9. Salt & pepper to taste mixing thoroughly.

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