Lacy Potato Pancakes (Latkes)

Lacy Potato Pancakes (latkes) Recipe

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Cheryl VanOcker

By
@cheribear


Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
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Serves:
4

Ingredients

4
potatoes, peeled
1 small
onion
2
eggs
1/3 c
flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
salt
pinch
lemon pepper or pepper
oil

How to Make Lacy Potato Pancakes (Latkes)

Step-by-Step

  • 1Grate potatoes either using the largest holes on a four-sided hand grater, or the grater attachment on a food processor.
  • 2Place potatoes in a colander and rinse under cold water to remove the starch and be sure to allow potatoes to drain well.
  • 3Grate onion, removing any excess moisture by placing in colander and pressing with the back of a wooden spoon.
  • 4Combine potato and onion.
  • 5Beat eggs into mixture; stir in flour, baking powder, salt and pepper.
  • 6If using a food processor, combine ingredients using plastic knife attachment so potatoes remain in grated pieces.
  • 7Heat 1/8\" of oil in a large skillet.
  • 8For each pancake, drop about 2 tablespoons of batter into the oil and flatten with the back of a wooden spoon; the flatter the pancake, the crisper it will be.
  • 9Brown well on both sides.
  • 10Drain well on paper towels.
  • 11Keep the cooked pancakes warm in a 100 degree oven.
  • 12Serve with pink cinnamon applesauce (see recipe) and/or sour cream.
  • 13Makes about 2 dozen regular size or 5 dozen miniatures.
  • 14Pancakes may be made ahead of time and refrigerated between layers of waxed paper when cooled.
  • 15To reheat, place in a single layer on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 16Bake uncovered at 450 for 5 minutes, or until crisp and hot.

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