Potato Pancake

Potato Pancake (Raggmunk)

 

I haven’t had these pancakes since I was a kid, but they sure are tasty! And very easy to make. If you don’t want to shred the potatoes yourself, you can buy frozen hash-browns and defrost them. Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds of potatoes
  • 1 cup of flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 cups of milk
  • 3 tablespoons onions, grated
  • 2 eggs
  • Lingonberry jam (can be found at Scandinavian Specialty stores)

Instructions

1. Peel, rinse and grate the potatoes into a bowl of very cold water.
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2. Whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, pepper and one cup of the milk to make a smooth batter.
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3. Add the grated onion, eggs and remaining milk. Whisk until combined.
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4. Drain the potato shreds in a wire mesh strainer or colander and using your hands, press as much moisture out as possible. Cover with a paper towel and set aside.
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5. Stir the potato shreds into the batter.
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6. Heat griddle or large frying pan to about 350°F and rub the griddle with a thin coat of oil. When the oil is hot, pour 1/4 cupfuls of batter onto the griddle and cook until golden on the bottom. Then flip the pancakes.
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7. Meanwhile, fry up some thick bacon.
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8. Serve the potato pancakes with the bacon and lingonberry jam.
Potato Pancake

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