Sunday, November 1, 2009

Potato Pancakes

German Potato Pancakes

with homemade applesauce

These have become a Christmas dinner favorite...


  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 medium potatoes, peeled and shredded
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil


  1. In a large bowl, beat together eggs, flour, baking powder, salt, and pepper. Mix in potatoes and onion.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. In batches, drop heaping tablespoonfuls of the potato mixture into the skillet. Press to flatten. Cook about 3 minutes on each side, until browned and crisp. Drain on paper towels.
Homemade apple sauce....

6 fuji apples diced
add to saucepan add a bit of water to cover bottom layer of apples.. sprinkle with 1 TBS of sugar
and simmer until soft. Add a dash of cinnamon if you like... blend up or mash with a potato masher... serve warm! Enjoy!

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