Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 45 mins

I think this recipe came from a German Heritage cookbook, from Fredericksburg,Texas. Grating the potatoes takes the longest time as I like them grated by hand. Try these, they are yummy!


  1. Grate the potatoes, put in a large bowl of ice water.
  2. In another bowl add eggs, finely-chopped onion, flour and salt.
  3. Pour the water off the potatoes and place on paper towels, squeezing excess water out.
  4. Add potatoes to the egg mixture.
  5. Heat the butter, and use a 1/4 cup of potato batter for each pancake, brown good on both sides. This takes some patience.
Most Helpful

Sharon, I am so glad I tried these. They were wonderful and reminded me of the ones my mom would make when I was a kid. They were easy to prepare, the directions were perfect and the taste is just what I wanted. We were eating them up while I was cooking the next batch. Thanks so much for a great recipe and thanks for letting the girls from the Stella Maris "use" you for our treasure hunt!!!!

Kim127 March 30, 2006

Delicious and easy to make. I used seasoned salts and added fresh ground black pepper. These are just like my mom used to make. I will definitely be making these again. Thanks!

Seph March 13, 2006

I'm so glad I picked this for the cameraless chef game! I had a delicious breakfast. This was easy to make. I halved the recipe for my DH and I. Thanks Sharon!

Sharon123 July 29, 2005