Brunede Kartofler (Danish Sugar-Glazed Potatoes)

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 25 mins

A standard dish on Danish tables at special occasions. Often the sugar is browned in the pan a bit before adding the butter; do this if you prefer. Cooking time includes both boiling time and glazing time for potatoes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook potatoes in salted boiling water to cover until just tender; drain.
  2. In a heavy pan or skillet, melt butter with sugar over medium low heat.
  3. Add potatoes and shake pan to coat potatoes thoroughly with sugar mixture; cook about 10 minutes until thoroughly glazed and tender.