Country Potato Pancakes

Country Potato Pancakes

"'THESE potato pancakes are really versatile. They can be a side dish for just about any meal or the main course for a light meal. Potato pancakes go particularly well with pork. We have them often at our house.'"
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30 m servings
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  1. Finely grate potatoes. Drain any liquid. Add eggs, onion, flour, salt and baking powder. In a frying pan, add oil to the depth of 1/8 in.; heat over medium-high (375 degrees F). Drop batter by heaping tablespoonfuls in hot oil. Flatten to form patties. Fry until golden brown then turn and cook other side. Serve immediately.

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I use leftover mashed potatoes for my potato pancakes, around 2-2/1/2 cups worth to make this recipe. The grated onion adds a nice savory flavor evenly throughout the pancakes. The pancakes ta...

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My mother made the best potato pancakes in the world, when I was just a wee bit of a kid I could slam away a dozen with no trouble at all. We had an old fashioned grater, that looked like a rect...

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I use leftover mashed potatoes for my potato pancakes, around 2-2/1/2 cups worth to make this recipe. The grated onion adds a nice savory flavor evenly throughout the pancakes. The pancakes ta...

I really enjoyed this recipe. I tried using a slightly thawed half bag of frozen hashbrowns because the grating and draining got a little messy and it worked great!

Love this recipe!! I only drizzled my pan with oil each time(do NOT need to cook them with so much oil!!). Both my daughters gobbled them up!!

My mother made the best potato pancakes in the world, when I was just a wee bit of a kid I could slam away a dozen with no trouble at all. We had an old fashioned grater, that looked like a rect...

Very good, just make sure they are very thin or the potatoes aren't fully cooked. I also used cooking spray instead of oil.

I am sorry to break the news to poor souls that wasted their time putting together this recipe and came out with a load of failure. Do not I repeat do not waste your morning making these pancake...

mmmmMMMmmmmm! Easy, convenient, and delicious. Just like one would get at your local carnival. My wife even loved them, and she doesn't like potato pancakes. They're really not that messy if...

What a greasy mess!! BUT - - they were delicious to eat!!! They were very simple to make but I had a huge mess to clean up from all the grease that splashed while they were frying. I think nex...

I enjoy these most with a bit of salty butter or just plain salt sprinkled on them - whichever tickles your fancy. A lovely way to spicen up your everyday potatoes!

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