Potatoes & Apples Au Gratin

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Picture and recipe courtesy of Jolanda Weber

Cold, snowy days are the perfect time for comfort food that warms from the inside out! This delicious Potatoes & Apples Au Gratin is a quick and easy recipe for cozy family gathering, or for a treat on a night in.

The rich and creamy flavours from grated Grand Trunk cheese accents the sweet apple and earthy potato flavours to make for a delicious dish that will be sure to satisfy.



PREP: 20 minutes | COOK: 1 hour | SERVES: 6-8


  • 800 g peeled potatoes
  • 3 apples, quartered
  • 150 g Grand Trunk (grated)
  • 300 ml whipping cream
  • 1 garlic clove, pressed
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 dash of pepper
  • 1 dash of nutmeg


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C / 360°F.
  2. Slice the potatoes and apples to approximately 5 mm thick pieces.
  3. Combine the potatoes, apples and Grand Trunk cheese together in a 2 litre gratin dish.
  4. Mix whipping cream, garlic, salt, pepper and nutmeg together and pour evenly over ingredients in the gratin dish.
  5. Bake: Approx. 1 hour in the middle of the oven (preheated to 180°C/360°F). Remove from oven and serve warm.


  • Use milk instead of whipping cream.

About Stonetown Cheese

It was always our dream to produce delicious, high-quality cheese reminiscent of the renowned Swiss Mountains. In 1996, we immigrated to Canada, with our three children in tow, to start our own dairy farm in St. Marys, Ontario.

With a profound commitment to creating cheese of the highest quality, our humble dream became a reality. Our cheese is handcrafted alpine-style cheese made with fresh whole cow’s milk from our family farm. To ensure our cheese is pure, natural and of the highest quality and taste, the milk we use is unpasteurized and additive-free.

Our commitment to producing high-quality cheese is best reflected in the care we give to our Holstein cows. They live in a clean and comfortable free-stall barn, sleep year-round on beach sand, and enjoy feed of the best quality.

Find more great recipes at stonetowncheese.com. Recipe created by Jolanda Weber.

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