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Duchess Potatoes

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars
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"Creamy mashed potatoes piped into rosettes and baked to create crispy browned peaks. This recipe will easily add a tasty and visibly appealing distinction to any meal you serve them with."
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Ingredients

2 h 13 m servings 165
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Prepare a piping bag with large open star tip.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease a baking sheet.
  3. Fill a 3-quart pot with 4 inches water and 1 teaspoon salt. Add potatoes; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer until tender, 20 to 25 minutes. Drain; return potatoes to the pot.
  4. Cook potatoes over low heat until remaining water steams off, about 3 minutes. Let cool, at least 15 minutes.
  5. Place potatoes in a food processor and process until smooth. Let stand for 5 minutes. Add butter, egg yolks, remaining 1 teaspoon salt, nutmeg, and pepper. Mix until just combined; spoon into the piping bag.
  6. Pipe potato mixture onto the prepared baking sheet into eighteen 2-inch rosettes with a circular motion, finishing with a small peak in the center. Refrigerate until slightly firmer, about 25 minutes.
  7. Mix egg and heavy cream together in a bowl; brush mixture onto the rosettes.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, 35 to 40 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • Use a potato ricer instead of a food processor if preferred.
  • If timing is an issue you can shorten the process; skip the cooling of the rosettes and spoon on some melted butter instead of using the egg wash. This may flatten the rosettes a bit; the egg wash is much more visually appealing.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 165 calories; 7.9 20.7 3.9 91 539 Full nutrition

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Delish! Made them for our Christmas dinner (2018), and my daughter was so impressed. She told me that what she liked about them was their lightness , and of course, the shape of them. I did not ...