Lorette Potatoes

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Lorette Potatoes
  • 50 ServingsServings

Ingredients

  • 16 lb. Potatoes
  • 8 each Egg Yolks
  • 2 lb. Grated Cheddar Cheese
  • 3 C. Green Onions, sliced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Nutmeg to taste
  • 16 oz. Water
  • 8 oz. Butter, cut into pieces
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 12 oz. Bread Flour
  • 4 to 6 Eggs Choux Paste:
  • 16 oz. Water
  • 8 oz. Butter, cut into pieces
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 12 oz. Bread Flour
  • 4 to 6 eggs

Preparation

Preparation

1 Wash and peel the potatoes. Cut into large pieces and boil until tender.

2 Drain and dry the potatoes in a warm oven (150°F), until no more steam rises from them.

3 Mash through a food mill or ricer. Fold in the cheese, seasonings and green onions, mix well. Add the egg yolks, mix well.

Prepare teh choux paste:

4 Combine the water, butter, salt, and sugar, bring to a rolling boil.

5 Transfer mixture to the bowl of an electric mixer, and using the paddle attachment on high speed, beat in the eggs two at a time.

6 Incorporate the eggs fully and scrape down the sides of the bowl after each addition.

7 When the dough is a medium stiff paste and has a shiny appearance; stop adding eggs.

8 Fold 80 oz. of the choux paste into the potato mixture, mix well.

9 Pipe the mixture onto 6" patty paper squares in circular ring shapes to resemble donuts.

10 Fry in the donut fryer at 375°. Drain on absorbent towels, serve.

Source:

Idaho Potato Commission