Potato Cake Recipe

Festive Potato Cakes

Festive Potato Cakes

Festive Potato Cakes


  • mashed potatoes- 4 cups (perfect recipe for Leftover Mashed Potatoes)
  • flour- 1 cup
  • eggs- 2
  • milk- 1 cup
  • red bell pepper- diced
  • green bell pepper- diced
  • vegetable oil- 1/ 4 cup
  • green onions- 3, trimmed and diced
  • sour cream


  1. combine mashed potatoes, flour, eggs and milk and beat until lumps are gone
  2. mix in red and green bell pepper
  3. batter should be slightly thicker than pancake batter; if too runny add 3 tablespoons of flour, and if too thick add 3 tablespoons of milk
  4. heat vegetable oil in non-stick skillet
  5. spoon potato mixture onto skillet to form a cake
  6. cook until brown on bottom before flipping, approximately 5 minutes- note: it takes a lot longer for potato cakes to cook than pancakes, so be patient
  7. once brown on the bottom, flip over to cook until brown on both sides
  8. serve with sour cream and green onions to garnish

Don’t throw those leftover mashed potatoes out!  Festive Potato Cakes are great for Cinco de Mayo or Christmas breakfast, and is the recipe to make with Leftover Mashed Potatoes.

Potato Cake Recipe

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Sunrise Breakfast Bowls


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  1. Use Leftover Mashed Potatoes for Breakfast..What! - Recess - May 8, 2013

    […] The Organized Cook must have had the same problem because she came up with a fantastic recipe just for leftover mashed potatoes, Festive Potato Cakes. They are delicious and really easy to make. So if you’d like to use those leftover potatoes from dinner for quick and yummy breakfast, well here is the recipe. […]

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