Fancy Pants Potato Cakes

barbara lentz


I call these fancy pants because of the fancy ingredients. You can always substitute bacon for prosciutto and use any type of cheese you want. This is a great change of pace to a potato side dish.


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2 Hr 10 Min
15 Min


  • 2 lb
    yukon gold potatoes peeled and cubed
  • ·
    salt to taste
  • 1/4 c
    heavy cream
  • 3/4 c
    grated fontina cheese
  • 1/2 c
    prosciutto diced and cooked until crisp
  • 2 large
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil

How to Make Fancy Pants Potato Cakes


  1. cook potatoes in boiling salted water. Drain and mash. Add salt to taste.
  2. combine potatoes with remaining ingredients except olive oil. Shape them into patties and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  3. Pour olive oil over baking sheet and place the cakes onto the sheet.
  4. Place in preheated 400 degree oven. Bake about 15 minutes. Flipping cakes half way through.

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About Fancy Pants Potato Cakes

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American

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