Dauphinoise Potatoes


  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 ½ pounds Yukon Gold potatoes
  • 2 ½ cups heavy cream
  • 1 ½ cups whole milk
  • 1 garlic clove, smashed
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 4 ounces Gruyere cheese
  • ⅛ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees with rack in middle position. Spread butter across bottom and sides of a 2-quart baking dish.
  2. Peel potatoes and slice 1/8 inch thick. Place slices in a large bowl of cold water and drain thoroughly.
  3. Bring heavy cream, milk, and garlic to a simmer in a large, wide saucepan. Add potatoes, salt, and pepper and continue to simmer, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are tender, 20 minutes.
  4. Using a slotted spoon, transfer half the potatoes to prepared baking dish and sprinkle with half of the cheese. Add remaining potatoes to baking dish and pour enough cream mixture over potatoes to just cover. Sprinkle with remaining cheese, place on a rimmed baking sheet, and bake until bubbly and golden brown on top, 40 to 45 minutes.


Laura Mariano

Written by Laura Mariano

Laura Mariano is a food blogger who founded Recipes By Gymonset.com to make cooking easier. Growing up on a farm in Spain, Laura was inspired by exquisite dishes prepared using simple ingredients. Laura Mariano is particularly known for making anyone can cook.

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