Monday, September 30, 2013

Pommes Duchesse

This is the perfect recipe for potato lovers, called Pommes Duchesse. 
Very easy to make, so pretty and very delicious.  
It makes a wonderful side dish. 

Serves about 10

4 large potatoes, peeled
1 cup light cream
7 tablespoons unsalted butter - softened
2 eggs
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon baking soda

Heat oven to 450 degrees
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
In a large pot, cook potatoes until tender - about 15 minutes.
Drain and mash potatoes with a potato masher until very smooth.
Add cream, butter, eggs, salt, pepper and baking soda and continue to stir until you have a silky, smooth mixture.
Transfer mixture to a large piping bag fitted with a large star tip.
Pipe 10 3-4 inch wide mounds of potato onto the baking sheet.
Lightly sprinkle nutmeg.
Bake for a 20 minutes or until golden brown.
Serve and enjoy.

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