Irish Potato Cakes are Smiling

Irish potato cakes

bangers & mash 2.0

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner. And whether or not you believe Irish people love potatoes just as much as pint of Guinness, you’ll certainly love making good use of your mashed potatoes for these fluffy cakes. Pair them with some pork sausages, and you’ve got a new twist on bangers and mash.

Potato Cakes
– 2 cups of leftover mashed potatoes
– ⅓ cup of flour
– 2 tablespoons of milk
– 1 tablespoon of chives (or a mixture of herbs)
– Salt and pepper
– Butter

In a mixing bowl, combine the mashed potatoes, flour, milk and chives. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Melt a tablespoon of butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Place a large spoonful of the mixture (or roll into a ball and then flatten) into the skillet and cook until golden brown on each side, about 4 to 5 minutes. Repeat with remaining mixture, but make sure not to crowd the skillet. Add more butter to the pan if necessary. Then serve.

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2 Comments on “Irish Potato Cakes are Smiling”

  1. This is why we always make too many mashed potatoes. So many great ways to use them up. These look awesome.


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