Potato latkes (potato pancakes)

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
6 mediums Potatoes
1 small Onion
1 teaspoon Salt
1 Egg
3 tablespoons Flour or Matza Meal =OR=- Bread Crumbs
½ teaspoon Baking Powder

Wash, pare and grate raw potatoes. Strain but not too dry, and use juice for soup or sauce. If juice is retained, a little more flour will be needed for thickening. Grate and add the onions; add salt and the egg. Beat well. Mix reamining ingredients and beat into potatoes; mix well. Drop by spoonfuls into hot fat that is deep enough to almost cover the cake. Brown on both sides. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve with applesauce, if desired.

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