- Cauliflower 500 grams
- Yellow potatoes 400 grams
- Eggs 2 • 130 kcal
- Grated parmesan cheese 90 grams
- Cooked ham 150 grams
- Toma cheese 100 grams
- Mozzarella cheese for pizza 100 grams
- Butter 30 grams • 717 kcal
- Breadcrumbs as much as needed
- Salt as much as needed • 1 kcal
- Pepper as much as needed
The cauliflower cake is a delicious reinterpretation of the most famous potato gateau. It is a simple and savory recipe which will conquer even those who don't particularly love the taste of this incredible winter vegetable. The mixture is based on potatoes and cauliflower which, boiled and reduced to a soft puree, are mixed with cooked ham, grated parmesan cheese and spun cheese. The surface is sprinkled with tufts of butter and breadcrumbs, for an irresistible and melting final result. This is a dish that can be served as a main course or single course, perfect for any occasion; from family lunch to informal dinner. So let’s find out how to prepare cauliflower cake by following all our instructions step by step.
How to prepare the cauliflower cake
Wash the cauliflower, peel it and remove the florets (1).
Peel the potatoes and cut them into fairly regular chunks (2). In a saucepan, bring the water to a boil and then add salt. Dip the potatoes and after 10 minutes add the cauliflower. Cook for another 25 minutes, the vegetables should be very soft.
When the vegetables are cooked, drain and mash them with a potato masher or a fork until you get a fairly coarse puree (3).
Add the eggs and the grated parmesan cheese (4) and mix until you get a smooth and homogeneous puree. Season with salt and pepper.
Oil or butter a circle cake pan. Pour half of the mixture inside and level it carefully (5).
Spread over the slices of cooked ham and cheese (6).
Cover with the remaining mixture and compact with the back of a spoon (7).
Sprinkle a little breadcrumbs and some butter (8). Bake in a static oven at 180 degrees C and cook for 45 minutes.
After the cooking time will be elapsed, take the cauliflower cake out of the oven and turn it out of the mold. Serve hot or warm, cut into slices (9).
How to store cauliflower cake
The cauliflower cake can be stored for 3-4 days in the refrigerator, closed in a special container with an airtight seal or wrapped on the surface with a sheet of transparent film. Heat it in the oven or microwave oven before eating.