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Potato Apple Pancakes

 Potato Apple Pancakes
This was my grandpa's favorite recipe to make on St. Patrick's Day morning - I can smell the aroma of cooking pancakes just talking about them! We often used the leftovers to make meat or cheese roll-ups. As you can imagine, we always urged Grandpa to make plenty of these!
5-6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 2 large potatoes, peeled
  • 2 medium apples, peeled
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • Sour cream, optional


  • Finely shred potatoes and apples; pat dry. Place in a bowl; add the
  • eggs, onion, flour and salt and mix well.
  • In a skillet, heat 1/4 to 1/2 in. oil over medium-high heat. Drop
  • batter by heaping tablespoonfuls into hot oil. Flatten to form 3-in.
  • pancakes. Fry until golden brown; turn and cook the other side.
  • Drain on paper towels. Serve immediately with sour cream if desired.
  • Yield: 10-12 pancakes.