Ramekins of duchess potatoes

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Ramekins of duchess potatoes
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For 8 people, you will need:

Times:

PreparationCookingStart to finish
55 min.1 hour 10 min.2 hours 5 min.

Step by step recipe

1Peel and wash 1 kg potatoes.Ramekins of duchess potatoes : etape 25
2Cook in salted boiling water until soft.Ramekins of duchess potatoes : etape 25
3Put in a blender or a vegetable mill...Ramekins of duchess potatoes : etape 25
4...until you have a classic mashed potato.Ramekins of duchess potatoes : etape 25
5Divide mashed potato in two, salt and pepper the first half, then over a low heat add 100 g butter and 125 g cream while stirring constantly.

Set aside.
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6Make the duchess potatoes: salt and pepper the other half of the mashed potato, add 3 egg yolks and 3 egg yolks.Ramekins of duchess potatoes : etape 25
7Whip until nicely smooth and yellow.Ramekins of duchess potatoes : etape 25
8Cook 125 g small pieces of bacon in a frying pan without fat, until they are cooked but not browned.

Set aside.
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9Preheat your oven to 180°C or 356°F.

Start assembling the ramekins: butter the bottom, and put in a layer of mashed potao about 1 cm or 0.5 inch deep.
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10Add a layer of cooked leek.Ramekins of duchess potatoes : etape 25
11Add some bacon.Ramekins of duchess potatoes : etape 25
12And finish with a layer of duchess potatoes, if possible by using a forcing bag (it's prettier).Ramekins of duchess potatoes : etape 25
13Cook in the oven until duchess potatoes are golden brown (about 20 minutes).Ramekins of duchess potatoes : etape 25
14Serve hot.Ramekins of duchess potatoes : etape 25

Remarks

If you don't have a forcing bag, spread the duchess potatoes on top of ramekin, and shape with a fork.
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August 10th 2020.