Perfect Mashed Potatoes

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  • 1 1/2 pound(s) yukon gold potatoes peeled and quartered
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 4 tablespoon(s) heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoon(s) butter
  • 1 tablespoon(s) milk
  • pinch(s) salt and pepper


  1. Put potatoes into a saucepan. Add 1/2 tsp. salt. Add water until potatoes are covered. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered, 15-20 minutes, or until done (a fork can easilybe poked through them). Warm cream and melt butter together. Drain water from potatoes. Put hot potatoes into a bowl. Add cream and melted butter. Use potato masher to mash potatoes until well mashed. Use a strong spoon to beat further adding milk to achieve the consistency you desire. Salt and pepper to taste.
November 2011

This recipe is a personal recipe added by LDooner and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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