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International Potato Cake Recipe

International Potato Cake Recipe

Over the years, I’ve made this potato cake with lamb, ham and hard salami. It’s a perfect side for a lunch or dinner party.—Judy Batson, Tampa, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling YIELD:12 servings


  • 1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 3 pounds potatoes (about 9 medium), peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon Greek seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/4 pound thinly sliced fontina cheese
  • 1/4 pound thinly sliced hard salami, coarsely chopped
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted


  • 1. Sprinkle bread crumbs onto the bottom of a greased 9-in. springform pan; set aside.
  • 2. Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10-15 minutes or until tender. Drain; transfer to a large bowl. Mash potatoes with cream, butter, eggs, and seasonings.
  • 3. Preheat oven to 350°. Spoon half the potatoes into prepared pan. Layer with cheese and salami; top with remaining potatoes. Combine topping ingredients; spoon over potatoes.
  • 4. Cover and bake 30 minutes. Uncover; bake 5-10 minutes longer or until topping is golden brown and a thermometer reads 160°. Cool on a wire rack 10 minutes. Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen; remove sides of pan. Serve warm. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 252 calories, 16 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 101 mg cholesterol, 526 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 9 g protein.