Ramekins of duchess potatoes


Ramekins of duchess potatoes
Duchess potatoes are a mix of mashed potato and egg yolks, cooked in the oven, in a decorative shape and delicious. In this recipe they top a ramekin containing a layer of mashed potato, cooked leek, and thinly sliced bacon.
248,734 24.6/5 for 34 ratings
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Last modified on: March 4th 2020

For 16 people, you will need:

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55 min.1 hour 10 min.2 hours 5 min.
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Keeping:

Several days in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 20 min.
Ramekins of duchess potatoes : Photo of step #1
Peel and wash 8 ½ cups potatoes.

Stage 2 - 40 min.
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Cook in salted boiling water until soft.

Stage 3 - 10 min.
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Put in a blender or a vegetable mill...

Stage 4 - 2 min.
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...until you have a classic mashed potato.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
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Divide mashed potato in two, salt and pepper the first half, then over a low heat add 1 cup butter and 1 cup cream while stirring constantly.

Set aside.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
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Make the duchess potatoes: salt and pepper the other half of the mashed potato, add 6 egg yolks and 6 egg yolks.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
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Whip until nicely smooth and yellow.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
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Cook 1 cup small pieces of bacon in a frying pan without fat, until they are cooked but not browned.

Set aside.

Stage 9 - 5 min.
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Preheat 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.

Stage 10 - 5 min.
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Add a layer of cooked leek.

Stage 11 - 5 min.
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Add some bacon.

Stage 12 - 5 min.
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And finish with a layer of duchess potatoes, if possible by using a forcing bag (it's prettier).

Stage 13 - 20 min.
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Cook in the oven until duchess potatoes are golden brown (about 20 minutes).

Stage 14
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Serve hot.

Remarks

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

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
6,669 Kcal or 27,922 Kj99 gr418 gr563 gr
333 %38 %39 %85 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
201 Kcal or 842 Kj3 gr13 gr17 gr
10 %1 %1 %3 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
417 Kcal or 1,746 Kj6 gr26 gr35 gr
21 %2 %2 %5 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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PotatoesPotatoes: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Seafood sauerkraut, Gratin Dauphinois, Sarladaise potatoes, Fisherman's Ragout, Pan-baked hash brown (Hash-brown casserole), ... All
Leek fondueLeek fondue: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Smoked haddock and leek fondue tartines, Croque-monsieur gourmand, Baked leek and Camembert slices, Salmon and leek fondue tart, Scallop and leek pancakes, ... All
Small pieces of baconSmall pieces of bacon: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Fougasse with bacon and Comté, Baby spinach salad, Gratin du Nord, Crispy spinach rolls, Vol-au-vent, ... All
CreamCream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Elsa's Comtoise galette, Spaghetti Carbonara, Individual creamy endive gratins, Breton Pie, Chocolate ganache, ... All

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