German Potato Pancakes

Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Times Calendar Cookbook

By Katie Stewart

Published 1977

  • About

Potato pancakes should be served with grilled bacon or fried eggs. They make an excellent supper dish.


  • 450 g/1 lb potatoes
  • 1 onion
  • 2


Peel the potatoes and onion, then grate both through the coarse side of a grater into a mixing basin. Add the eggs, flour, salt and pepper and using a wooden spoon mix the ingredients thoroughly.

Heat the oil in a frying pan and add the potato mixture in tablespoonfuls. Fry only three or four pancakes at a time and as the mixture is spooned in flatten them slightly. Fry over moderate he