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An Excellent Plain Potato Pudding

An Excellent Plain Potato Pudding

Staff Chefs

Old Sturbridge Village, www.osv.org, Sturbridge, MA


  • 8 oz boiled potatoes
  • 2 oz butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 pint cream
  • 1 tsp. white wine
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt and sugar to taste
  • sweetmeats and almonds (optional)


Take eight ounces of boiled potatoes, two ounces of butter, the yolks and whites of two eggs, a quarter of a pint of cream, one spoonful of white wine, a morsel of salt, the juice and rind of a lemon; beat all to froth; sugar to taste. A crust or not as you like it. Bake it. If wanted richer, put three ounces more butter, sweetmeats and almonds, and another egg.