Today, I’m sharing a recipe for Make Ahead Whipped Mashed Potatoes. These will always be light and fluffy and reheat beautifully—even after being refrigerated. This makes them a wonderful time saver and perfect for your Thanksgiving dinner table.

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Make Ahead Whipped Mashed Potatoes

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Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes
Total: 40 minutes
Yield: 10 servings
Make Ahead Whipped Mashed Potatoes are always light and fluffy and reheat beautifully, even after being refrigerated. This makes them a wonderful time saver and perfect for your Thanksgiving dinner table.


  • 5 pounds Yukon gold potatoes
  • 2 sticks Unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup Heavy whipping cream
  • 2 teaspoon Salt


  • Place unpeeled potatoes in large pot and cover with water. Place pot over high heat and bring to a boil. Turn heat to medium high and allow potatoes to cook until soft. Approximately 30 minutes.
  • When potatoes are cooked, remove from the heat and drain. Allow to cool slightly until they can be handled comfortably. Remove skins. Return potatoes to the pot and place back on the heat set to low. Allow potatoes to dry out for a few minutes.
  • While potatoes are drying out, warm cream in the melted butter for a few minutes on low and add salt.
  • Remove potatoes from heat and transfer to a large bowl. Whip potatoes with a handheld electric mixer for 1 minute on medium speed.
  • After 1 minute, slowly pour in the butter, cream, and salt mixture while continuing to whip the potatoes on medium speed.
  • Once all the butter, cream, and salt is incorporated into the potatoes, turn off the electric mixer.
  • At this point, you can serve the potatoes or cover them and refrigerate them until ready to reheat and serve. Refrigerated, the mashed potatoes will stay fresh for 3-4 days.



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Calories: 418kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 630mg | Potassium: 983mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 919IU | Vitamin C: 45mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 2mg
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Americana
Calories: 418
Keyword: Mashed Potatoes, Potatoes, Whipped Mashed Potatoes
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