Recipe: Potato Puff

Mashed potato combined with egg, seasoned well, and baked in the oven makes a very appetizing dish known as potato puff. This is suitable for any meal at which POTATOES would be served.

(Sufficient to Serve Six)

  •  2 c. mashed potato
  •  1/2 tsp. celery salt
  •  1 egg

To the mashed potato, add the celery salt. Separate the egg, beat the yolk, and mix it with the potato. Beat the white stiff and fold it into the potato last. Pile into a buttered baking dish, set in a hot oven, and bake until the potato is thoroughly heated through and the surface is brown. Serve at once.

Woman’s Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 2
by Woman’s Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences (Year 1928)

Recipe: Dutch Sweet Potato Puff

Peel and boil 3 sweet potatoes in salted water until tender; then mash well with 3 beaten yolks of EGGS, 1 cup of milk, 3 tablespoonfuls of butter, 2 tablespoonfuls of sugar, a pinch of nutmeg and lemon-juice. Beat the whites with a pinch of salt to a stiff froth; add to the potatoes and put in a well buttered baking-dish and bake. Serve hot.

Dishes & Beverages of the Old South, by Martha McCulloch Williams (Year 1913)