Mini Meatloaf Muffins with Mashed Potato Frosting

These Mini Meatloaf Muffins with Mashed Potato Frosting are a fun twist on a classic dish. Perfectly portioned and topped with creamy mashed potatoes, they are a delightful treat for both kids and adults.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

  • Perfect for portion control and easy serving.
  • The combination of savory meatloaf and creamy mashed potatoes is a comforting and delicious pairing.
  • Great for parties, potlucks, or a cozy family dinner.


For the Meatloaf:

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the Mashed Potato “Frosting”:

  • 4 large potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh chives or parsley for garnish


1️⃣ Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). Grease a muffin tin.
2️⃣ In a large bowl, mix together all the meatloaf ingredients until well combined.
3️⃣ Press the meatloaf mixture into the muffin tin cups, filling each to the top.
4️⃣ Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the meatloaf is cooked through and the tops are browned.
5️⃣ While the meatloaf bakes, boil the potatoes in salted water until tender, about 15-20 minutes.
6️⃣ Drain the potatoes and mash them with milk, butter, salt, and pepper until smooth and creamy.
7️⃣ Once the meatloaf cupcakes are done, let them cool slightly and then remove them from the tin.
8️⃣ Pipe or spoon the mashed potato “frosting” on top of each meatloaf cupcake.
9️⃣ Garnish with fresh chives or parsley before serving.


store any leftover meatloaf muffins with mashed potato frosting in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in the oven or microwave before serving.

Recipe Tips:

  • Feel free to customize the mashed potato frosting with cheese, sour cream, or any other favorite toppings.
  • You can add diced vegetables like carrots or peas to the meatloaf mixture for extra flavor and nutrition.

Enjoy these Mini Meatloaf Muffins with Mashed Potato Frosting as a creative and delicious meal that will surely impress your family and friends!”

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