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Sweet Potato-Apple Latkes

Sweet Potato-Apple Latkes
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 6
We livened up traditional latkes by using sweet potatoes and adding tart apples and cinnamon. This Hanukah favorite is ready in only 30 minutes.
Updated December 13, 2011
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Ingredients

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled
  • 2 small tart apples, peeled
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch freshly ground pepper
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • Canola oil for frying

Steps

  • 1
    In large bowl, shred sweet potatoes and apples (in this order to keep apples from oxidizing) by rubbing them across the large holes of a hand or box grater; lightly blot excess moisture with paper towel. Stir in all remaining ingredients except oil until blended.
  • 2
    In large skillet, heat 1/4-inch oil over medium-high heat 2 to 3 minutes or until hot (exact oil amount needed will vary depending on the size of your skillet). Drop batter by tablespoonfuls into hot oil, flattening batter to form 2- to 3-inch pancakes. Fry 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until golden brown and edges are bubbly. Drain on paper towels placed on a plate; serve hot.

  • To make your potato pancakes a little more nutritious, use trans fat free oil for frying.
  • If desired, serve with applesauce or sour cream.

Nutrition Facts are not available for this recipe
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