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Potato Pancakes

Potato Pancakes
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Yield: Serves 4.

Our version of the classic German potato pancake. Serve with sausage and applesauce for a great lunch.

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Potato Pancakes


  • 2 cups grated raw potato (peeled)
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon grated onion


Chill the grated potato in ice water; drain and dry well on towel. Add eggs, flour, salt and onion. Shape into patties about 3 inches in diameter. Brown each side until crisp, in 1/4-inch hot fat. Serve immediately.
Updated Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

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2 Responses to Potato Pancakes

  1. Anonymous January 25, 2008 at 8:18 am #

    I love this recipe! It reminds me of the way my mother and grandmother used to make them. They are a hearty warm winter snack. Tasty with Light Wassail.

  2. Anonymous March 25, 2009 at 1:14 pm #

    I truly love it. I would make it when my family comes to visit. It’s very tasty.

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