Hanukkah Recipe Day 5: Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Latkes
Posted Dec 06 2010 10:28am
These Sweet Potato Latkes are the best latkes on earth. They combine my Great Grandma Singer's recipe with my love of sweet potatoes into a slightly sweet and crunchy latke. Make these and you'll be the hit of your Hanukkah party!
Vanessa's Famous Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Pancakes Yields 18 latkes
2 Russet Potatoes, peeled and grated 2 Sweet Potatoes, peeled and grated 1 Yellow Onion, peeled and grated 4 Eggs 1 cup Potato Starch 2 tablespoons Ground Cinnamon 2 tablespoons Sugar 1 tablespoon Garlic Powder 2 tablespoons Kosher Salt Oil for frying **Optional: apple sauce and sour cream for serving
Grate russet potatoes, sweet potatoes and onion. Put gratings in a strainer over a large bowl and allow water to drain out for about 10 minutes. Pour gratings into a large mixing bowl.
In a small bowl beat together eggs. Pour eggs, potato starch, cinnamon, sugar, garlic powder and salt into potato/onion mixture and stir together well.
Heat oil in a large skillet. Form round pancakes out of mixture and fry for 4 minutes. Flip pancakes over in pan and fry for an additional 4 minutes or until a brown crust forms.