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Crispy Cheddar-Scallion Potato Cakes
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
Leftover mashed potatoes are transformed into these adorable and delicious little bites! Perfect for parties or brunch, try experimenting with other add-ins like grated gruyere, cooked crumbled bacon, or chopped fresh herbs.
Servings: 12 cakes
  • 1 cup leftover mashed potatoes
  • ¼ cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 large scallion chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 2 TB flour
  • 1 TB butter
  • 1 TB canola oil
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  1. Combine potatoes, cheese, white part of scallion, egg, and flour in a medium bowl. 

  2. Heat butter and canola in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Drop batter by heaping TBs and cook for 5-6 mins per side or until lightly browned. 

  3. Serve each cake topped with 1 tsp sour cream and garnished with green scallion.

Recipe Notes

This recipe is easily doubled or tripled to serve a crowd!

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