Baked White Patato Puffs
The hardest delineate of piece of employment create chore I e’er had was working the broiler station at the Carnelian Room, where on a busy nighttime I’d gear upwardly over 250 steaks as well as chops, which wasn’t fifty-fifty the most hard part. No, the biggest challenge was genuinely frying these spud puffs to order, to instruct on all those plates.
It was a lot of work, but a project of love, since pomme dauphine, equally my French friends would telephone band this, is i of the greatest foods e’er invented, specially for spud fanatics similar me. However, equally with most fried foods, they tin hold upwardly messy to make, as well as unless you lot convey an industrial-strength hood fan, your kitchen volition olfactory holding similar a deep fryer for days, which is why I wanted to displace as well as practice a baked version.
I was rattling happy with the results, as well as spell the exterior wasn’t black as well as crispy similar the fried version, the within was virtually identical, as well as thoroughly enjoyable inwards their ain right. Whether you’re making them equally a warm snack with a dip, or to instruct with some eggs, or a grilled steak, the baked version should locomote out merely fine.
Of course, since we’re getting about Thanksgiving, if you lot are i of these people who deep-fries the turkey, I would in all likelihood instruct with the traditional method. Especially since you’ll hold upwardly cooking exterior where sneaking a few of these spell you’re working volition hold upwardly pretty slowly to instruct away with. Either way, I genuinely practice promise you lot plow over these spud puffs a displace soon. Enjoy!
Ingredients for 12 Small Baked Potato Puffs:
(I did a tiny examination batch, as well as hence I highly recommend doubling or tripling the recipe)
- 1 loving cup cooked, apparently mashed potatoes (Yukon or Russet)
- salt as well as cayenne to taste
- small pinch of freshly grated nutmeg
- butter for the muffin tin
- For the pastry dough:
- 1/4 loving cup water
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1/4 loving cup flour
- pinch of salt
- 1 large egg
– For a mini muffin tin*, butter well, as well as bake at 450 F for well-nigh xx minutes, or until browned as well as puffed.
– Or, deep-fry at 375 F for a few minutes until browned as well as puffed.
* These powerfulness locomote inwards a regular muffin tin, but you’ll postulate to bake longer.