7 Crispy Latke Recipes Ready for Fryin'
Whether you like your latkes topped with fresh applesauce or sour cream, there’s one thing we can all agree on this Hanukkah: no one makes latkes quite like Bubbe’s batch. The smell of freshly fried potato latkes is one of the surefire signs that the festival of lights is upon us. But, if the latke frying tradition is being passed on to you this year, you just might have Bubbe’s standards of potato fryin’ to live up to.
Don’t worry. We’re here to help. From Golden Potato-Parsnip Latkes to Simple Potato Latkes, we’ve got more ways to make a potato pancake than there are days of Hanukkah to serve ‘em. You can even try our Sweet Potato Latkes this year for a crisp latke recipe with a Southern twist. No matter how many layers of latkes you place on the plate or which recipe you decide to fry, each one of these latke recipes is sure to be gobbled up quicker than then candles burn out.
Sweet Potato Latkes
Recipe: Sweet Potato Latkes
Give your dinner guests a unique Hanukkah treat by using sweet potatoes in place of baking potatoes.
Russet and Sweet Potato Latkes
Recipe: Russet and Sweet Potato Latkes
Add a sweet touch to your Hanukkah table by combining two types of potatoes in your latkes this year. A mixture of sweet potatoes and russet potatoes makes for just the right texture.
Mini Latkes With Salmon-Olive Relish
Turn your latkes into an easy Hanukkah party appetizer by whipping up this mini version.
Simple Potato Latkes
Recipe: Simple Potato Latkes
Test Kitchen Tip: The key to the best latkes is patting the potato-and-onion mixture dry on paper towels before adding eggs and matzo meal. This will make sure you’re not serving soggy latkes.
Golden Potato Latkes
Golden Carrot-Zucchini Latkes
Recipe: Golden Carrot-Zucchini Latkes
Mix it up this Hanukkah by adding a few vegetables to your crispy, fried favorites.
How To Make Sweet Potato Latkes
The traditional Jewish pancake gets a makeover from flavorful sweet potatoes.