Roasted Mashed Potatoes Layered Cake Recipe



  • 2 kg potatoes
  • 250 ml heavy cream
  • 100 g butter
  • about 500 ml milk
  • salt, black pepper, nutmeg to taste
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 400 g chopped spinach (even frozen one)
  • about 4-6 tablespoons salted red pepper paste
  • 8 cherry tomatoes for decoration

Preparation Method

  1. Wash the potatoes thoroughly, leave their skins.
  2. Fill a pot with water, add the potatoes, bring it to boil and cook them about 45 minutes on medium heat.aIMG_7953
  3. Peel the potatoes while still hot.aIMG_7957
  4. Add the heavy cream, butter, salt, freshly ground pepper and nutmeg to taste. Using a potato masher, mash and stir the potatoes with the other ingredients. Add some milk until you reach a creamy consistency.aIMG_7961
  5. Separate the mashed potatoes into 3 bowls for each of the three flavours/colours: regular/yellow, spinach/green and red pepper/reddish orange. The part for the spinach should be smaller than the other ones because the spinach we’ll add will take some volume.
  6. In the Regular: add 2 egg yolks, salt, black pepper and nutmeg to taste and stir them well with the masher.aIMG_7964
  7. In an ovenproof glass dish spread evenly a layer of these mashed potatoes aIMG_7966
  8. Preheat the oven at 180 C and bake it for 20 minutes until its top it is a bit golden brown.aIMG_7972
  9. Meanwhile, prepare the green – spinach layer:
  10. Add the spinach, 2 egg yolks and salt and pepper to taste. Using a stick blender, mix them all together.aIMG_7968
  11. Spread carefully this green mashed potatoes in a layer on top of the yellow one. Bake it in the oven for another 20 minutes.aIMG_7974
  12. Now it’s time for the red layer: Mix the remaining mashed potatoes with 2 egg yolks and 3-4 salted red pepper paste.aIMG_7975
  13. Stir them all together, then spread it as the final layer in the baking dish.aIMG_7979
  14. In order to give it a more festive look, ornate it with some halved cherry/plum tomatoes.aIMG_7978
  15. Bake it for another final 20 minutes.aIMG_7981
  16. Take it out of the oven and let it cool down before serving.aIMG_7984