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Gingered Sweet Potato Pancakes

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


  • 3 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and shredded
  • 1 medium potato, peeled and shredded
  • 2 large 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


  • 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.

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  • cindeecee
    Feb 11, 2012

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

  • rogue6175
    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.