Potato Latkes for Hanukkah

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Cupcake-Princess

I'm not Jewish, but I like to celebrate Hanukkah. I love to make these delicious traditional potato latkes during Hanukkah and other times of the year. You will crave these crispy fried potato pancakes topped with sour cream and applesauce for Hanukkah or anytime of the year.

Top Review by lecole54

Since there are but two of us at home we tried to halve the recipe. My non-Jewish husband insists that he doesn't want to have to wait for Hanukkah to have them again!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place potatos in a clean kitchen towel, gather corners together to form a sack and wring out as much liquid as you can.
  2. Heat 1/2 cup oil in a large skillet. Transfer prepared potatos to a large mixing bowl stir in onion, lemon juice, eggs, flour, salt, and pepper.
  3. Drop batter by tablespoonfuls into hot oil and flatten with a spatula. Cook for about 5 minutes, or until golden brown, turn over and cook other side for about 3 minutes, or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Repeat process adding more oil if needed until all of the batter is used up. Serve latkes hot with sour cream and applesauce.

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