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    Kartoffelpuffer (Potato Pancakes)

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    Cook Time:

    25 mins

    15 mins

    10 mins

    Debber's Note:

    Just like Gramma used to make on the old wood-burning stove! Excellent to serve with bacon and eggs for breakfast or as a side-dish for a light supper during Advent. Similar to hash-browns ONLY BETTER!

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 4-5

    Yield:

    cakes

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Grate potatoes and onion. Stir in eggs, flour and salt immediately.
    2. 2
      In preheated electric frying pan (350 F)or frying pan over medium high stove-top, add cooking oil or bacon fat--about 2 T per batch.
    3. 3
      Using a one/third-cup metal measuring cup, scoop up some potato-onion mixture, and spread in a circle in the pan. Flatten out a bit, to about a 5-inch thin cake. Fry for about 2 minutes per side until golden-brown and crispy around edges.
    4. 4
      Transfer cakes to a warm plate or keep warm in the oven. Best when served immediately.
    5. 5
      Serve with applesauce, honey, or butter with salt & pepper.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 22, 2009

      45

      This is pretty much exactly how I make them which is how my father taught me which was the recipe he got in Germany from his grandmother which she got from ... well you get the idea. Very basic ingredients, you can see why this is such an ancient dish. I make a big stack for dinner, it's a family favorite. You can garnish with either apple sauce or sour cream. The only problem with this recipe is that she doesn't mention squeezing out the water after the potato and onion have been grated. This is key. Then might need a bit less flour, try 1/4 cup. I also add a couple of large cloves of minced garlic. These are really scrumptuous.

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    • on May 31, 2010

      55

      Absolutely a perfect recipe for potato pancakes! I did cheat a bit and instead of shredding potatoes I bought some refrigerated shredded potatoes instead (time crunch was on for me!) and they worked out perfectly! My grandson who is 5 ate two pancakes and kept dipping them in his applesauce without my even suggesting it! There is some German blood running through him! Thanks so much for sharing. I made this on my journey to the German Region during ZWT6 with the Zwizzle Chicks team.

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    • on May 27, 2010

      55

      Great hit with DS! I used green onions instead of regular onions, because I thought they'd make a nice color contrast, but they cooked sooo much faster than the potatoes....I should have used regular onions! Regardless, they are delicious. Thanks for sharing!

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    Nutritional Facts for Kartoffelpuffer (Potato Pancakes)

    Serving Size: 1 (306 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 332.1
     
    Calories from Fat 26
    85%
    Total Fat 2.9 g
    4%
    Saturated Fat 0.8 g
    4%
    Cholesterol 105.7 mg
    35%
    Sodium 345.8 mg
    14%
    Total Carbohydrate 66.7 g
    22%
    Dietary Fiber 7.6 g
    30%
    Sugars 3.8 g
    15%
    Protein 10.9 g
    21%

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