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Potato Cake
Potato Cake
(Pinza di Patate)
 
 
Ingredients:

8 large Idaho potatoes
3 eggs
Salt to taste
3 tablespoons butter, melted
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1/3 cup freshly grated Parmigiano cheese
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 egg yolk, lightly beaten 

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350F (175C).

Butter an 8-inch round cake pan with a removable bottom.

Fill a large saucepan two-thirds full with water.

Add potatoes.

Bring to a boil.

Boil gently until potatoes are tender.

Peel and mash potatoes while hot.

Beat 3 eggs with salt in a large bowl.

Beat in melted butter and olive oil.

Add mashed potatoes, Parmigiano cheese and flour; mix well.

Put potato mixture into buttered pan and smooth top with a spatula.

Brush top with beaten egg yolk.

Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until top is golden.

Unmold potato cake and place on a warm platter.

Serve immediately. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

That's it!
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