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Air Fryer Mashed Potato Cakes
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Air Fryer Mashed Potato Cakes

You will love these Air Fryer mashed potato cakes. They are crips fried mashed potatoes with bacon and cheese ready in just a few minutes.
Prep Time40 mins
Cook Time6 mins
Total Time46 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fryer mashed potato cake recipe, air fryer mashed potato cakes
Servings: 12 cakes
Calories: 207kcal
Author: Jill


  • 2 cups mashed potatoes
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 6-8 strips bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1/4 cup green onion diced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 cup Flour
  • 2 cups panko crumbs


  • Fry the bacon until crispy and drain on a paper towel until cool.
  • Crumble into small bits.
  • Place the bacon bits into a large bowl.
  • Add your mashed potatoes, cheddar cheese, and green onions.
  • Stir to combine
  • Line a baking pan with parchment paper.
  • Place all of the mashed mixture on the baking pan.
  • Spread the mashed potato mixture evenly across the pan.
  • Place it in the freezer for 30 minutes.
  • Use a circle cookie cutter and cut out circles of the mashed potato mixture.
  • Set to the side.
  • Continue until you have all of the circles cut out.
  • Prepare your dredging station.
  • Flour in one bowl, beaten eggs in the second bowl, and the panko crumbs in a third bowl.
  • Dip your potato cake into the flour, then eggs and finally the panko crumbs.
  • Place the potato cake in your Air Fryer,
  • Make sure to ONLY do one layer of the potato cakes in the Air Fryer.
  • Set the temp to 370 for 6-8 minutes.
  • For best results, serve immediately, while hot and crispy.


Calories: 207kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 419mg | Potassium: 187mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 155IU | Vitamin C: 8.5mg | Calcium: 96mg | Iron: 1.4mg