Recipes from “Taste of Catholicism”

January 23, 2012

Potato Pancake


Eva Barczak, St. Elizabeth Hungary, Baltimore MD

1 medium onion

3 white potatoes (medium size) peeled

2 eggs

1 heaping teaspoon of baking powder

Flour to bind

Pinch of salt

1 tablespoon of bacon drippings or you may use Crisco

Into a large bowl grate onion and potatoes.  Beat eggs directly into mixture and stir thoroughly.  Add flour, baking powder, salt.  Stir for a batter like consistency.  Heat griddle with bacon drippings or Crisco.  Drop potato batter by tablespoons onto hot griddle.  Do not crowd.  Cook until golden brown on both sides.  May e served with sour cream.