Budino di Patate

Potato Pudding

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Recipes from an Italian Farmhouse

By Valentina Harris

Published 1995

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A Friulan pudding of Slavic origin, this one is made with potatoes, with sultanas, butter, pine nuts and various spices added. It is delicious, and very light.


  • 115 g (4 oz) sultanas
  • 450 g (1


Cover the sultanas with cold water and set aside to plump up. Cover the potatoes with cold water and cook until soft. Peel them and mash in a pan. Add the butter, cream, salt and flour and mix together over low heat. Add the sugar, spices and egg yolks and mix very thoroughly, then turn the mixture into a bowl.

Whisk the egg whites until stiff, then fold them into the mixture. Squeeze o