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Make Ahead Duchess Mashed Potatoes


Make these special mashed potatoes ahead then freeze in serving size portions. This make ahead mashed potatoes recipe are perfect for the busy holidays.


  • 5 or 6 medium potatoes, cooked and drained
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • dash pepper
  • 2 egg yolks, slightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup cream
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 teaspoons water


Mash hot potatoes with butter, salt, pepper, egg yolks, and cream. Beat until light and fluffy. Form into mounds by tablespoons on a baking sheet (individual serving size portions). Freeze until solid then package for storage.

To serve, place frozen potato mounds on lightly greased baking sheet. Mix 1 beaten egg with water; brush potato mounds with beaten egg mixture. Brown at 425° for 10 minutes, or until potatoes are browned and cooked through.

Serves 4 to 6.

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