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Pommes Duchesse Recipe

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Pommes Duchesse is a delicious potato dish that you can easily make at home. This recipe is a great side dish that will elevate any meal. It is made with potatoes that are boiled and mashed, then molded into a round shape and baked until golden brown.

Pommes Duchesse on a plate.

Cooked potatoes are mashed with seasoning and eggs before being piped into mounds, brushed with butter, and then baked until golden. Pommes Duchesse are simple, yet truly irresistible! Try out this easy recipe today and enjoy the flavorful potatoes!

You’ll be amazed at how delicious potatoes can really be when cooked with some simple ingredients. Experience great flavor and texture by trying this recipe today. So grab your potatoes, butter, and seasonings – let’s get cooking!

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds yellow potatoes
  • 3 egg yolks
  • ⅓ cup heavy cream
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
Potatoes, heavy cream, butter, eggs, and salt and pepper.

Instructions

Peeled potatoes and a peeler on a cutting board.

Peel the potatoes and cut them into chunks.

Potatoes cooking in a pot.

Cook the potatoes for about 25 minutes, or until fork tender.

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit and prepare a baking tray with nonstick spray or line with parchment paper.

Once the potatoes are cooked, drain them and cook off any remaining water for about 5 minutes over low heat. Place the cooked potatoes in a medium-sized bowl.

Add heavy cream, salt, pepper, and 2 tablespoons of butter to the potatoes. Mash the potatoes until smooth with a potato masher.

TIP: Make sure there are no lumps in the mashed potatoes. Lumps will get caught in a decorator tip and will make it impossible to pipe the potato mixture.

Eggs on top of mashed potatoes in a bowl.

Add the egg yolks to the potato mixture.

Potatoes being mashed in a white bowl.

Mash some more, being careful not to overwork the mixture.

Piping potatoes on a cookie sheet.

Put the mashed potatoes in a piping bag fitted with a star tip. Pipe rosettes onto the prepared baking sheet.

Brushing pommes duchesse with butter.

Melt the remaining butter in the microwave for 20-30 seconds and brush it onto the potatoes.

Baking Time

Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.

Pommes Duchesse on a plate.

Frequently Asked Questions

What potatoes are best for Pommes Duchesse?

Any type of potatoes can be used, but starchy potatoes like Russet potatoes work best.

Can I make the mounds and bake them ahead of time?

Yes! You can prepare the mounds and refrigerate them for up to 24 hours before baking.

How do I serve Pommes Duchesse?

Pommes Duchesse is an excellent side dish for roasted meats. Serve it in place of regular mashed potatoes.

Pommes Duchesse on a plate.

Pommes Duchesse Recipe

Pommes Duchesse is a fantastic way to turn ordinary potatoes into an awesome side dish.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: European
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 6
Calories: 258kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds yellow potatoes
  • 3 egg yolks
  • cup heavy cream
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter divided
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  • Peel the potatoes and cut them into chunks.
  • Cook the potatoes for about 25 minutes, or until fork tender.
  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit and prepare a baking tray with nonstick spray.
  • Once the potatoes are cooked, drain them and cook off any remaining water for about 5 minutes over low heat. Place the cooked potatoes in a medium-sized bowl.
  • Add heavy cream, salt, pepper, and 2 tablespoons of butter to the potatoes. Mash the potatoes until smooth.
  • Add the egg yolks and mash some more, being careful not to overwork the mixture.
  • Put the mashed potatoes in a piping bag fitted with a star tip. Pipe the potatoes onto the prepared baking sheet in a swirl.
  • Melt the remaining butter in the microwave for 20-30 seconds and brush it onto the potatoes.
  • Bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.

Notes

Make sure there are no lumps in the mashed potatoes. Lumps will get caught in a decorator tip and will make it impossible to pipe the potato mixture.

Nutrition

Calories: 258kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 132mg | Sodium: 212mg | Potassium: 663mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 561IU | Vitamin C: 30mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1mg
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