Potato Soufflé Recipe

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 Updated 04/01/2016

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Serve this as an impressive starter or a light main meal for you candlelit Valentine's celebration. Be aware that soufflés are not the easiest of dishes to cook, so practice before the event would be a good idea.


  • 3 cups mashed potatoes
  • 3 medium organic eggs
  • 4 slices lean boiled ham
  • 2 tablespoons grated cheese
  • 2 tablespoons organic butter
  • salt and black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons single cream
(see measure conversions for more information on quantites)


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180 degrees centigrade (see temperature conversions).
  2. Use a food processor or a sieve to make the potatoes extremely smooth.
  3. Separate the eggs.
  4. Beat the egg yolks, cream, ham, cream and cheese into the potatoes.
  5. Season to taste.
  6. Beat the egg whites until stiff and fold into the potato mixture.
  7. Spoon into a well-buttered soufflé dish or casserole and bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes.
  8. Serve immediately.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Yield: 2 portions


What type of potato did you use? Traditionally you should use russet for the best results and ratio 2 pounds of potatoes (cooked in their skins and later peeled) to 2 cups of flour. Also, make sure the egg is a pretty large one :-) Hope that helps.
#0 - Laura - 11/07/2009 - 04:43
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