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Easy breakfast potato cakes

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Fast and easy breakfast potato cakes for your morning meal. Made out of simple ingredients and take no more than 20 min to make!

Easy breakfast potato cakes

Potato cakes in general is a very filling dish. It will definitely help you not to feel hungry till lunch.

Also great for a school lunch or breakfast box! We like to eat it with some sour cream …and more sour cream. Honestly when my kids eat potato cakes,  they end up eating more sour cream than potatoes)))

Easy breakfast potato cakes

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Easy breakfast potato cakes

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Easy breakfast potato cakes

Fast and easy breakfast potato cakes for your morning meal. Made out of simple ingredients and take no more than 20 min to make!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 small servings


  • 4 potatoes any kind
  • 1/2 onion
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • oil for frying
  • salt
  • freshly ground pepper
  • chopped cilantro


  • Peel potatoes. Grate them along with the onion on your grater. Put the mixture in to a paper towel and slightly squeeze. You don't have to let all the liquid go, but most of it.
  • Place potato-onion mixture in to the bowl.  Add an egg and flour, about 1/3 tspn salt and some freshly ground pepper. Mix very well.
  • Cook just like you would cook a pancake- spoon the mixture on a heated oiled pan, fry on each side for about 3 minutes on a medium-high heat until gold in color.
  • Place cooked potato cakes on a paper towel to absorb that extra oil.
  • Serve with sour cream and chopped cilantro. Enjoy!
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Albert Bevia

Tuesday 20th of February 2018

Oh my goodness! these potato cakes look so incredible! I can´t believe how easy it is to make this, and yeah with the sour cream, they will be a huge hit at my house too!