Latkes (Grated Potato Pancakes)

Latkes (grated Potato Pancakes) Recipe

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J. White Harris

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@JWhiteH

Potatoes originated in the Americas. There are so many ways to enjoy them. Here is a delicious sample. This dish can be fried or baked.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Griddle

Ingredients

6 medium
potatoes
1 large
onion
2 large
eggs
1/2 c
flour
1 tsp
salt
vegetable shortening or oil for frying

Step-By-Step

1Peel and grate potatoes into a mixing bowl. Squeeze out liquid.
2Peel and grate onion into potatoes. Add eggs, flour, and salt and stir to make a smooth batter that will drop heavily from the spoon.
3Put the shortening or oil in a heavy frying pan using enough to cover the pancakes amply. Drop the batter from a spoon into the hot shortening, making pancakes 3 inches in diameter. Fry over moderate heat until brown on the underside, turn to brown the other side.
4Lift out and drain off excess fat on paper towel. Pancakes fried in deep fat should be puffed and crisp.
5These pancakes may also be baked in a shallow baking pan for 45 minutes at 350°F until nicely browned. Cut into squares and serve hot. They may also be put into a well greased small muffin pan and baked 45 minutes at 350F.

About Latkes (Grated Potato Pancakes)

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy