Potato Pancakes

Potato Pancakes


"My family loves these as a side dish or for Sunday brunch. Delicious topped with sour cream and green onions or applesauce."


40 m servings 365 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 365 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 13.1 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 55.4g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 8.2 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 93 mg
  • 31%
  • Sodium:
  • 48 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, stir together potatoes, eggs, onion, flour, salt and pepper.
  2. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium high heat. Drop large spoonfuls of the potato batter into the skillet and flatten cakes slightly with a spatula. Cook for about 4 minutes on each side, until golden brown. Serve immediately.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 143 Ratings


This was a super simple recipe and a definite keeper. The only change I made was to add a little garlic powder. I used my food processor to shred the potatoes and onion. I doubled the batch and ...

This is the closest recipe on this site for authentic German Latke's like my mom makes. Sometimes we use breadcrumbs instead of flour or leave out the egg and flour altogether (they still hold ...

Very tasty and extremly easy to make. instead of chopping onion I grated it with the potato. No biting into large obnoxious chunks of onion that way ;-)

These were excellent! I halved the recipe (since there are just two of us) and didn't add onions because I was too lazy to chop or grate them. For onion flavor, I added onion powder. Also, I ...

Yum yum, I've been making these for years without flour. Making one large cake is easier, just pour it all in the frying pan. I use a bit more oil to aid the bottom to crisp. Cooking covere...

We have always used leftover mashed potatoes for potato pancakes. This recipe is very much like ours. I have put corn in them.

At the restaurant where I work we put a poached egg on top of one of these with a cheese sauce on top! We do some with a slice of tomato too, very yummy!

Altho the mixture needed to be seasoned, they were delicious. I also used my food processor which was a huge time saver. My potato ricer served as a great tool to squeeze out the excess water. S...

Not bad, needs more seasonings. Next time we will have to shred the onions and used 3 different types of onions. Been dreaming about making a filet mignon napolean with them.