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Leftover Mashed Potato Doughnuts

Cut Down on Food Waste. Make some Leftover Mashed Potato Doughnuts today.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Rising Time1 hr
Course: Baking, breads, Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: doughnut, doughnuts, leftovers, mashed potatoes, potatoes, reinvent
Servings: 12


  • 1 c white sugar
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 2 tbsp butter or shortening
  • 5 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 cups mashed potatoes
  • 1 c flour sifted


  • Cream shortening.
  • Gradually add sugar, beating continually until light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.
  • Add the mashed potatoes to the creamed shortening mixture.
  • Add milk and flour alternately, stirring until well blended.
  • Chill dough for 30 minutes.
  • Roll out dough on a lightly floured surface to about 1/4 inch thick.
  • Cut with a floured doughnut cutter and let stand uncovered for 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Drop in batches into hot oil (375F) and fry 3-56 minutes or until golden brown. Make sure to turn as they brown.
  • Drain on paper towels.

To Air Fry:

  • Spray rested cut dough with oil. Air fry at 375 for 3 minutes. Spray again with oil and return to fryer for an additional 3-5 minutes or until browned and cooked through.