Our Potato Flakes are made from genuine russet potatoes. For quick, delicious mashed potatoes, simply add potato flakes to hot water, gently fluff with a fork, and serve. Potato flakes are also an ingredient in yeast bread that calls for mashed potatoes.Bob's Red Mill Potato Flakes are made from genuine russet potatoes. In just minutes you can enjoy hot and delicious real mashed potatoes that taste just like homemade. It's simple: just add our potato flakes to hot water, gently fluff with a fork, and serve. The "can't fail" recipe is on the label. Our Potato Flakes are perfect as a quick side dish or snack, but there are many other ways to put these spuds to use. Bob's Red Mill Potato Flakes are outstanding in yeast bread that calls for mashed potatoes. They produce a soft velvety texture in potato bread loaves and rolls. Potato flakes are also an excellent base for creamy potato soup. Give fried fish, chicken, or pork chops a crispy coating by dipping in an egg wash, then dredging in potato flakes before baking or lightly frying. You can also add potato flakes to meatloaf or meatballs to create a smooth, even texture. Last but not least, potato flakes are a great way to thicken sauces and gravies.