Mom's Mashed Potatoes

"These are the best potatoes. Mom calls them whipped potatoes. She doesn't like lumpy spuds. Use the left overs in hot beef sandwiches, shepherds pie, or the next meal of some sort, lol."

Original recipe yields 10 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (273 g)
  • Calories 259.5
  • Total Fat - 10.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 6.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 28.1 mg
  • Sodium - 385.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 37.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 5.5 g
  • Sugars - 4.3 g
  • Protein - 5 g
  • Calcium - 63.4 mg
  • Iron - 1.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 20.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Boil the potatoes. Drain the potatoes, saving 1/2 cup of the water. Add the stick of butter.

Step 2

Whip with beaters, adding the canned milk until creamy. If you need more liquid, add some potato water.

Step 3

Salt and pepper to taste.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



This was great mashed potatoes, nice and creamy with a buttery taste, thanks dienia

review by:
(27 Dec 2015)


Yummy creamy potatoes. I halved the recipe and we still got stuffed eating them. Thanks, Dee for a nice comfy side dish. Made for What's on the Menu tag.

review by:
(15 Apr 2015)


Yummy! I halved the recipe and found the potatoes to be nice and creamy/buttery. Really easy too! Made for Culinary Quest 2014.

review by:
(21 Sep 2014)

Lynn (diner524)

Great mashed potatoes!!! Really loved how the rich buttery flavor came through these potatoes!! Thanks for sharing the recipe. Made for CQ 2014.

review by:
(19 Sep 2014)


These were lovely mashed potatoes. Rich, creamy and delicious. Quick and easy to make. Made for Culinary Quest 2014 - Suitcase Gourmets.

review by:
(16 Sep 2014)


Easy and delicious recipe. It halved easily. Thanks for sharing! Culinary Quest '14

review by:
(12 Aug 2014)