Kittencal's Onion Patties/Latkes

"I have been making these for over 20 years, I usually get about 15 patties but it depends on the size of the batter that you drop in the pan, these are better if fried to very brown and crispy, you can make a double recipe, fry them then freeze them on a tray then pop them into freezer bags, then just warm them in the oven to crisp up, they are very addicting and I can tell you I eat half before they even get to the table lol! If you plan on doubling the recipe then make two separate recipes in two bowls, I have doubled the recipe into one bowl and for some reason they just are not as good --- if desired you could add in a slightly beaten large egg and reduce the milk by 1/4 cup --- you will *love* these! also see my recipe#186700 *and* recipe#244592"
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  • Chop the onions finely (I chop them about 1/4-inch) then place into a bowl.
  • In another large bowl mix together the flour, sugar, baking powder, seasoning salt, cayenne, garlic powder (if using) and a small amount of black pepper; mix to combine well.
  • Add in the milk and whisk until thoroughly combined (the batter will be thick!).
  • Add in the chopped onions and green onions and mix with a wooden spoon until combined.
  • In a large non-stick frypan, heat a small amount of oil to medium-hot, adding in more oil as needed as the patties will absorb too much oil if you add in a large amount of oil at one time.
  • Drop the batter from a tablespoon (no more than about a tablespoon!) into about 1/2-inch of hot oil (I slide the batter off using off another spoon).
  • Flatten slightly with the spoon or spatula.
  • Sprinkle with a little salt.
  • Fry until crispy and brown on both sides.
  • **NOTE** these tend to hold a bit of oil so drain well on paper towels.

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  1. keksells
    Is there a way to print the recipes in smaller font and without the nutritional info?
  2. DeliciousAsItLooks
    I can't eat onion very well, but I had a small taste and they were delicious. Instead of chopping the onions by hand, I put them in the food processor. I think this caused more liquid to be released, so my batter was a little thin. If you do use the food processor, I would recommend draining the onions first before adding to batter.
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