CHEZ SIMONE. BLUE. Latkes – pancakes, apple sauce… Enjoy!

CHEZ SIMONE. BLUE. Latkes - pancakes, apple sauce... Enjoy!

Potato Latkes

Combine: 2 pounds of grated potatoes,
1 grated onion,
2 eggs,
1/4 cup of all-purpose flour (or matzo meal,)
½ tsp baking powder, and salt and pepper to taste.
Shape the mixture into pancakes, and fry them in a heavy-bottomed skillet until they are golden.
Serve with applesauce and/or sour cream.

Cheese Latkes
1 cup cottage cheese or ricotta cheese
¾ cup flour
3 large eggs, separated
1/2 tsp salt
½ tsp baking powder
Oil for frying
Combine cheese, flour, egg yolk, salt and baking powder in a large bowl. Mix until the mixture forms a thick batter. Beat egg whites until stiff and add to cheese mixture.
Heat skillet over medium heat (not too hot.) Put about 2-3 Tbsp of oil in the skillet.
Pour 1-2 tablespoon of batter onto the hot skillet to make small pancakes/latkes.
Fry the latkes for 2-3 minutes on each side until they turn golden brown.
Sprinkle with sugar.
Serve immediately. (These latkes can be served with preserves or sour cream.)

Posted by Traveling with Simone on 2015-12-07 23:02:01

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