Leftover Mashed Potato Cheese & Bacon Cakes

Description:

Ingredients:

Potato Cakes:
2 - 2½ cups mashed potato, cold
1 large egg or 2 small eggs
⅓ cup plain flour
1 cup grated melting cheese
8oz / 250g bacon, diced
½ cup scallions/shallots, thinly sliced
¼ tsp salt

Cooking:
2 cups panko breadcrumbs OR ¾ cup plain flour
4 to 6 tbsp oil (any cooking oil)
Pepper