My Favorite Scalloped Potatoes Recipe
These are the creamiest, cheesiest potatoes you can eat!
Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: French
  • 3 pieces of bacon, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 6 large potatoes, peeled
  • ½ cup butter (scant)
  • 3 tablespoons plain flour
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, grated
  • 2 cups milk, warm
  • ¼ cup cream, warm (added to the milk)
  • ½ cup bread crumbs
  • extra butter for dotting on top of the bread crumbs before baking
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Peel potatoes and cook til barely tender and set aside to cool.
  2. In a skillet, saute onion and bacon on medium low in melted butter
  3. When onions are soft, add the flour and cook for 3 minutes
  4. Gradually add the milk and cream and bring to the boil.
  5. Add cheese and salt and pepper to taste (this sauce is delicious right off the spoon)
  6. Slice potatoes and arrange one layer on the bottom of a casserole dish
  7. Pour over some of the sauce and add another layer of potatoes. Continue until all the potatoes have been sliced and sauced.
  8. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs and dot with butter
  9. Bake at 180C/350F for 30-40 minutes until bubbly and golden brown.
Recipe by Orgasmic Chef at