Kartoffelpfannkuchen (Potato Pancakes)

From: alexj@access.digex.net (Alex Johnson)
Date: 14 Sep 1993 03:17:57 -0400

Servings: 4

2-1/2  cups potatoes, grated (2 Large) 
1 large egg, beaten
3 cups water
2 tb milk
1 ts lemon juice
1/2 ts salt
1 potato, boiled and mashed
Vegetable oil as needed

Grate raw potatoes into water to which lemon juice has been added. 
Place potatoes in a strainer or cheese cloth and drain off liquid.  Drain

Beat raw and cooked potatoes with egg, milk, and salt to form a batter.
Using 3 tb oil for each batch, drop batter for 3 or 4 pancakes at a time in
hot oil in a large frypan.  When firm on the bottom side, loosen edges and
turn.  Brown on other side.  Remove, drain on paper towel, and keep warm.

Continue until all batter is used.  Serve immediately.

NOTE: Sprinkle with sugar if served with applesauce.


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