Perfect Duchess Potatoes

Perfect Duchess Potatoes


  1. 4 large potatoes, peeled and diced
  2. 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  3. 1/4 cup heavy cream
  4. Salt and white pepper to taste
  5. 2 egg yolks
  6. Nutmeg for garnish (optional)
  7. Chopped chives for garnish (optional)


Step 1: Boil or steam the peeled and diced potatoes until they are tender.

Step 2: Drain the potatoes and mash them thoroughly, ensuring no lumps remain.

Step 3: In a saucepan, heat the butter and heavy cream over low heat until the butter is melted. Season with salt and white pepper.

Step 4: Add the butter and cream mixture to the mashed potatoes and mix until smooth and creamy.

Step 5: Allow the mixture to cool slightly, then beat in the egg yolks one at a time until well incorporated.

Step 6: Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).

Step 7: Spoon the mashed potato mixture into a piping bag fitted with a star tip.

Step 8: Pipe swirls or rosettes of the mashed potatoes onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

Step 9: Optionally, sprinkle a pinch of nutmeg on top of each Duchess Potato for added flavor.

Step 10: Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until the edges turn golden brown.

Step 11: Garnish with chopped chives if desired.

Step 12: Serve these elegant Duchess Potatoes as a side dish to impress your guests or elevate your dinner table.

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