Gingered Sweet Potato Pancakes Recipe
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Gingered Sweet Potato Pancakes Recipe

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Ginger offers a surprisingly pleasant taste to these golden sweet-potato pancakes shared by Mildred Sherrer of Bay City, Texas. Slightly crispy on the outside, they have a tender texture your family’s sure to love.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 3 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and shredded
  • 1 medium potato, peeled and shredded
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 teaspoons canola oil, divided

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  1. In a bowl, combine the first eight ingredients; toss to mix well. In a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, heat 1 teaspoon of oil over medium heat. Drop batter by 1/4 cupfuls into skillet; press lightly to flatten. Fry for 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Repeat with remaining oil and batter. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Gingered Sweet Potato Pancakes in Light & Tasty October 2005, p55

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cindeecee User ID: 954592 206800
Reviewed Feb. 11, 2012

"This is to die for. Just excellent. Added about 2T of turbino sugar. I always eat to many of them"

rogue6175 User ID: 4683477 76277
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2011

"Delicious! My almost 2 year old LOVED this! Mine were a little crumbly, but it didn't matter. I think next time I will try to spice it up a bit, maybe chili powder or cayenne."

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