Ellen Szaller's Mashed Potato Pancakes

Ellen Szaller's Mashed Potato Pancakes

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"Your search for hard-to-find good potato pancakes is now over. These are good old homemade ones that are slightly sweet, and very very moist."

Ingredients 40 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 369 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 369 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 7.8 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 66g
  • 21%
  • Protein:
  • 9.4 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 62 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 860 mg
  • 34%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium bowl, mix together flour, salt, and baking powder. Stir in mashed potatoes and onion until thoroughly combined. In a separate bowl, whisk together eggs and milk, and stir lightly into potato mixture.
  2. Stir in corn syrup and nutmeg, mixing well. Heat a large griddle to medium-high heat. Coat with shortening and spoon potato mixture onto griddle in 12 equal portions. Fry until brown on both sides. Serve hot.
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MomZilla (Evin)
3/10/2008

I had leftover garlic mashed, so I used those, and left out the corn syrup. These were EXCELLENT with a little ketchup. My three year old ate 3 by himself! (can't beat fried mashed potatoes!)

Robbie Rice
1/28/2003

We used left-over mashed potatoes from Christmas dinner for this recipe. They had a very pasty consistency and a sweet taste that didn't seem right, so next time, we will omit the flour, 1 egg, and the corn syrup.

JUDAH224
1/22/2003

I made these for my family last night and was delighted with the results -- within seconds they were completely gone! I have yet to find a snack which required such little prep time, and which yielded such amazing responses from my family! Thank you Ellen for making dinner fun again!