× Close

Potatoes USA Disclaimer

Please Note: You have clicked on a link to a website maintained by a third party and are about to leave the Potatoes USA website. The external link should not be considered an endorsement by Potatoes USA of the third party website or the company or organization that owns it, and Potatoes USA is not responsible for the accuracy or nature of the content of the linked website.

Click ‘OK’ to continue, or ‘Cancel’ to return to PotatoGoodness.com.

OK Cancel

Ultimate Rich and Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Share this

Print Recipe
Potato Type: Yellow
Cuisine: American
Prep Method: BoiledMashed

Dish

Side Dish

Prep Time

20 Mins

Cook Time

40 Mins

Serving

Serves 10

Ingredients

  • 4 lbs. Yellow Potatoes
  • 2 cups Heavy Cream
  • 16 tablespoons Unsalted Butter, melted
  • As Needed Kosher Salt
  • As Needed Freshly Ground Black Pepper

Preparation

Essential Equipment

  • Large Bowl
  • Dutch Oven or Large Stock Pot
  • Colander
  • Potato Ricer or Food Mill
  • Stand Mixer with Paddle Attachment
  • Rubber Spatula
  1. Place the potatoes in a large stockpot. Cover with cold water and bring the pot to a boil over high heat.  Once the pot comes to a boil, reduce the heat to a simmer.  Cook the potatoes until they are fork-tender and offer no resistance when pierced with a knife.
  2. Drain the potatoes and set in a colander. Carefully peel the potatoes while they are still hot. (This can be done, under cool running water, or by wearing foodservice gloves). Pass the potatoes through a ricer/food mill that has been set over the bowl of a stand mixer. Add the melted butter and half of the heavy cream to the potatoes.
  3. Whip the potatoes on low speed until the cream and butter are incorporated, about 30 seconds. Increase the speed to medium-high and whip the potatoes until they are smooth and creamy about 1 minute. Using the remaining cream, adjust the consistency of the potatoes to your liking. Creamier makes them looser, less cream makes them stiffer.  Adjust the seasoning with the salt and pepper.

Reviews

Leave a review

Enter your name. This will be displayed when your review is posted.

Enter your email. This will not be displayed when your review is posted.

Rate this recipe on a scale of 1 to 5.

If you have actually cooked this recipe please check the box.

Be the first to review this recipe.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories

490

Fat

36g

Sodium

25mg

Cholesterol

105g

Vitamin C

29mg

Carbohydrates

43g

Fiber

2g

Protein

5g

Potassium

51mg

Sugar

3g

Weekly Potato Recipe

Get one delicious, potato recipe delivered to you each week. You’ll always have new, tasty ideas to surprise and delight your family and friends—even on a busy weeknight.

Sign Up