Cheesy Mashed Potato Pancakes

Cheesy Mashed Potato Pancakes

Learn how to make cheesy mashed potato pancakes from leftover mashed potato or from fresh mashed potatoes. This recipe is quick, easy and delicious!


Makes 8-10 pancakes


  • 3 medium potatoes
  • 1/4 cup (30g) flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup (120g) cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 green onions
  • 1 cup (110g) breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Oil for frying
  • Sour cream for serving


1. In a large pot of salted water boil potatoes until tender.

2. Peel the potatoes, mash and let cool.

3. Add flour, chopped green onions, cheddar, salt, pepper, garlic powder and egg. Mix until well combined.

4. With your hands, create pancakes from the potato mixture. Coat then with breadcrumbs.

5. Heat 3-4 tablespoons of oil in a large pan. Fry the pancakes over medium-high heat for 3-4 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and crispy. Transfer to a paper towel to drain.

6. Serve with sour cream.

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