Fried Yellow Squash Cakes

11 Sep Fried Yellow Squash Cakes

Fried Yellow Squash Cakes

A tasty addition to a light meal
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 16
Author Lillian Lening


  • 1 cup yellow summer squash
  • 1 egg well beaten
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup self-rising flour to reduce sodium, use plain flour
  • 1/2 cup canola oil


  1. Wash squash and cut into pieces.
  2. Cook in 2 cups water until tender. Drain well and mash.
  3. Chop onion. Add chopped onion, well beaten egg, black pepper, and flour to mashed yellow squash. Mix well.
  4. Heat canola oil in a skillet on medium heat.
  5. Use a teaspoon to drop small amounts of the squash mixture into the hot oil.
  6. Brown on one side; then turn with a spatula and brown the other side.
  7. When browned remove from the skillet and drain on paper towel.

Recipe Notes

Southern-style variation: use 1/4 cup plain
cornmeal and 1/4 cup plain flour instead of
using flour only.
Potassium: 37
Sodium: 54
Phosphorus: 15