Traditional Fluffy Mashed Potatoes
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Who can resist mashed potatoes like your Grandma makes? Recipe on
Serves: 6-8 servings
  • 6-8 large white potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks about ½ inch in size
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • ¼ cup (1/2 stick) butter, salted
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • Extra butter to serve on top, optional
  1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan and add enough water to cover well
  2. Boil until tender (about 15 minutes)
  3. Drain and place in large bowl, mash with potato masher until large chunks are broken down
  4. In a microwavable bowl or cup, add cream, butter and sour cream
  5. Heat for about 1 minute
  6. Beat potatoes with an electric mixer, gradually adding cream mixture until smooth and desired consistency
  7. Add additional butter if desired
Recipe by Pocket Change Gourmet at