Potato Latkes

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
1 hr

These are delicious served plain with a bit of salt sprinkled on them or traditionally with apple sauce or sour cream. Serving size is approximate. You may grate potatoes if you like, but we prefer them chopped.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Cut peeled potatoes into chunks and chop in food processor.
  2. Cut onions into chunks and chop in food processor.
  3. Mix potatoes and onions together in a colander over a large bowl.
  4. Allow to drain.
  5. Pour mixture into a large bowl and add beaten eggs, salt, pepper, baking powder, sugar, and a tablespoon of flour at-a-time until mixture holds together.
  6. Mix well.
  7. In a fry pan, melt shortening.
  8. You'll need about 1/8".
  9. Spoon heaping tablespoons of the mixture into the oil.
  10. Flatten each spoonful with the back of the spoon to make thin latkes.
  11. Fry until the edges turn a dark brown.
  12. Flip over to fry the other side.
  13. Drain on a paper towel.
  14. Serve with apple sauce and/or sour cream.