Potato Pancakes

Potato Pancakes

Course: Side Dishes – Potatoes
Cuisine: German


  • 3 Medium Potatoes Mashed
  • 1 Small Onion Chopped
  • 1 Egg Beaten
  • 2 Tablespoons Flour
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/8 Teaspoon Pepper
  • Shortening or Salad Oil For Frying


  • Combine all ingredients; heat oil. Slide a tablespoon of the pancake mixture into hot oil. Fry only a few pancakes at a time. In other words, do not crowd the skillet.
  • Spread and flatten pancakes with the back of a spoon or spatula. When bottom side is crisp and brown, flip and brown second side. Makes 15 pancakes.

Recipe – Helen Ferre