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“I got this recipe from someone at work. Always gets good reviews. Hope you like it. :-)”
12 pancakes

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 potatoes (2lbs)
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons flour (I use all-purpose)
  • 1 dash salt (I don't use much cause we add own own)
  • 1 dash pepper
  • vegetable oil


  1. Wash and peel potatoes.
  2. Grate the coarsely into a a large bowl of ice.
  3. Let them stand for 15 minutes as you grate onion to measure 1/4 cup.
  4. In medium size bowl beat eggs.
  5. Add onions, flour, salt and pepper.
  6. Drain potatoes and pat dry on dish towel.
  7. Add about 4 cups potatoes to egg mixture and mix well.
  8. Heat 1/8 inch deep of oil until very hot but not smoking.
  9. Drop 1/4 cup potatoes into oil.
  10. Do not smush them together.
  11. Flatten with spatula to make them approx 4 inches in diameter.
  12. Fry on each side for about 2 minutes (that's what my friends says--I say a bit longer) until brown and crispy.
  13. Hope you like it.

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