German Potato Pancakes

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German Potato Pancakes

Prep 25 m

Cook 6 m

Ready In 31 m

6 Servings

283 Calories


"These are a nice change from regular pancakes. They make a great dinner meal when served with bratwurst sausage. I spread mine with cranberry sauce and top with maple syrup."

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  1. 2 eggs

  2. 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  3. 1/4 teaspoon baking powder

  4. 1/2 teaspoon salt

  5. 1/4 teaspoon pepper

  6. 6 medium potatoes, peeled and shredded

  7. 1/2 cup finely chopped onion

  8. 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.

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