Mashed Potatoes - for standmixer

Cuisinart original

This basic recipe is perfect to serve as is, or be creative and add different flavors like fresh herbs or cheese.


Makes about 9 cups


5            pounds Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces

5-1/3     tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into 1-inch pieces

1            cup crème fraîche

½           cup milk (any fat variety works)

1            teaspoon kosher salt

½           teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (½ cup): Calories 172 (42% from fat) • carb. 21g • pro. 3g fat 8g • sat. fat 5g • chol. 27mg • sod. 155mg calc. 33mg • fiber 2g


Put potatoes into a stockpot and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil and simmer until potatoes are tender.

Once the potatoes are tender, drain the potatoes completely and then transfer to the Cuisinart®  mixing bowl. Attach the chef’s whisk and mix on Speed 5 until potatoes are completely mixed with no lumps, scraping down the entire bowl as necessary.

Once potatoes are smooth, add the butter, crème fraîche, milk, salt and pepper. Mix again on Speed 8, increasing to Speed 12 until potatoes are light and fluffy. Scrape the bowl once to make sure all ingredients are evenly incorporated.

Taste and adjust seasoning as desired.