Volcano Potatoes

Volcano Potatoes

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J. White Harris


This is a recipe the kids are going to like. But you don't have to be a kid to enjoy it. It looks great too.


★★★★★ 1 vote

30 Min
45 Min



  • 6 medium
    potatoes cooked
  • 1 c
    evaporated milk or more if needed
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp

  • 2
    egg yolks beaten
  • 1/4 c
    evaporated milk
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 1/2 c
    grated american cheese or more to taste

How to Make Volcano Potatoes


  1. Peel cooked potatoes and mash in the hot drained pan they were boiled in. Mash thoroughly and then beat fluffy adding milk for your favorite desired consistency. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Heap mixture in center of a greased pie plate or baking dish. Make a crater in the center the size of a custard cup.
  3. Mix yolks, milk, butter, cheese, salt and pepper to taste. Pour into the crater. Bake in a very hot oven (450°F) until the topping browns, cracks and runs down the side of the potato volcano, about 15 minutes.

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About Volcano Potatoes

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids
Hashtag: #Kid's Favorite

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