Duchess potatoes: the step by step recipe to prepare them

Duchess potatoes, the step by step recipe to prepare this particular and tasty French dish

Duchess potatoes, here she is prescription step by step to prepare this at home boundary beautiful to look at and suitable for the whole family. To be served as  appetizer, as a decoration of other dishes or simply to make children happy, the duchess potatoes, soft inside and crunchy on the outside, are a comfort food very delicate and appetizing flavor.

The recipe for this dish of French origins is very simple to make, the sac a poche, a tool used for its preparation, gives this dish its unmistakable and particular shape.


  • 600 grams of potatoes
  • 50 gr of grated vegetable parmesan
  • 2 eggs
  • 30 g butter
  • nutmeg to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • Preparation Time:
    50 minutes
  • Cooking time:
    20 minutes
  • Rest time:
  • Dose:
    4 people to
  • difficulty:


How to prepare duchess potatoes: procedure


  • To put the potatoes in a pan full of cold water, bring to a boil and cook until they are easily skewered with a fork,
  • remove them then from the water, let them cool, peel them and mash them with a potato masher,
  • meantime Melt the butter,
  • gather now the mashed potatoes in a large bowl and add the eggs first,
  • and to follow the cheese and then also the melted butter,
  • regular then salt, add the nutmeg, mix again and
  • transfer the mixture in a piping bag with a star nozzle,
  • lining the oven tray with parchment paper e
  • to form now inside the pan of the piles of dough and continue like this until the mixture is finished,
  • bake in a hot oven and bake at 180 ° for about fifteen / twenty minutes or in any case until perfectly browned (the size of your duchess potatoes will determine the cooking times)
  • Cooking when finished, take the duchess potatoes out of the oven and cool on a wire rack,
  • but they can however also be served immediately.

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