Sweet Potato Pancakes

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Sydney Mike

This recipe, & its vegan counterpart, were found in the 2001 As You Like It Cookbook.

Top Review by loof751

What great tasting sweet potato pancakes! The seasoning is right on the the addition of the cranberries is genius! Loved these - thanks for sharing the recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put sweet potatoes & 1 cup of water in a large skillet over medium heat, then cover & steam for 10 minutes or until potatoes start to soften. Transfer the potatoes to a plate & set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine red potatoes with the salt & 2 cups of water & let stand for 20 minutes before rinsing, draining & pressing dry.
  3. To the red potatoes, add the sweet potatoes, onions, parsley, flour, eggs, cranberries & Crisco, mixing well.
  4. Heat half of the oil in the skillet over medium-low heat. When it is hot, add 1/2-cup measures of the potato mixture to the skillet, pressing down to flatten, & cook 3 to 5 minutes or until the bottoms are brown. Turn the pancakes over & brown the other side.
  5. Transfer the cooked pancakes to a paper towle-lined plate & repeat the previous step with the remaining potato mixture.
  6. Serve hot & crisp.

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