Cheesy Mashed Potato Cakes Sainsbury British gems
Print Pin
4.89 from 17 votes

Cheesy Mashed Potato Cakes

Potato cakes that are made with leftover mashed potatoes. These lovely Cheesy Mashed Potato Cakes that are soft from the inside, but golden and crispy from the outside!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine International
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8 potato cakes
Calories 130kcal
Author Diana


  • 6 Potatoes small
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • herbs
  • corn starch


  • Boil the potatoes and mash them with a potato masher adding a pinch of salt and a bit of butter.
  • Add one egg, shredded cheddar cheese, chopped herbs like scallions, one clove of garlic (crushed).
  • Mix all ingredients together and then divide into mixture into 100 gm portions each.
  • Roll each portion into a ball then flatten it into a cake of about a 1.5-inch-thick.
  • Dredge each cake in corn starch and fry in vegetable oil until golden brown and crispy on both sides.
  • Transfer the cakes to a towel-lined plate and serve hot.


Tip: Use a cookie cutter to cut out fun shapes before cooking if you're making these potato cakes for your little ones!


Calories: 130kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 67mg | Potassium: 674mg | Fiber: 4g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 18.5mg | Calcium: 103mg | Iron: 5.3mg