There are loads of different variations of potato bake around, but my recipe for Classic Potato Bake is dead easy and incredibly delicious!
There is a good chance if you have ever eaten potato bake at a barbecue or at your Grandma’s house – it was this very recipe! It is a very traditional recipe with layers of delicious potato, tasty cheese, cream and onion.
If you want to make this recipe for Classic Potato Bake even yummier sprinkle a tiny bit of cinnamon between the layers – sounds weird – but it really adds to the flavour.
We have other fantastic Potato Bake recipes to try too:
- Slow Cooker Potato Bake (perfect for cooking potato bake in bulk for a crowd)
- French Onion Potato Bake
Ideas on How to Make This Classic Potato Bake even MORE Delicious!
- Add a sprinkle of cinnamon on top of your potato bake.
- Add 2 teaspoons of crushed garlic.
- Substitute potato for sweet potato.
Pre Heat your oven to 180 degrees C and grease a large rectangle baking dish (a large lasagne dish is perfect!).
Place a layer of sliced potato evenly on the bottom of the dish, then sprinkle diced bacon or shredded ham and sliced onion over the top of the potato.
Place another even layer of potato slices on top then pour the cream over the potato.
Sprinkle the chopped chives or parsley and salt and pepper on, then lastly the grated cheese.
Place in the oven and cook uncovered for approximately 45 to 60 mins, or until the potato is cooked and the topping is a golden brown colour.
Serve as a side dish to BBQ meat with salad (or eat it on it's own!!)
Potato Bake is best eaten the day it is made, but can be refrigerated for up to two days after cooking.
Not suitable for freezing.