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Irish Potato Cakes


Looking for a good recipe that utilizes left over mashed potatoes? Try these delicious Irish Potato Cake, they make the perfect breakfast and or snack.

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  • 2 cups leftover mashed potatoes
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon chopped mixed herbs
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons butter


Servings 8
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 30mins


Step 1

Combine 2 cups leftover mashed potatoes, a heaping 1/3 cup flour, 2 tablespoons milk and 1 tablespoon chopped mixed herbs in a bowl; knead until smooth.

Season with salt and pepper. Divide into 4 balls on a floured surface and flatten each into a 3-inch patty.

Melt 1 1/2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add the patties and cook until golden brown, 4 to 5 minutes per side, adding more butter to the pan as needed. Season with salt.


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