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How to Make Baked Potato Pancakes
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How to Make Baked Potato Pancakes

Forget the mess with the oil and use this recipe for How to Make Baked Potato Pancakes or Latkas- that are really tasty as well.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Appetizer, side
Cuisine: American, Jewish
Search Result: baked, Latka, Potatoes
Servings: 6


  • 3 Potatoes - grated and then drained- squeeze out the water and allow to sit on a clean dish town for about 20 minutes. You do not want all of that water in your latkas.
  • 1 Onion -chopped
  • 3 tsp Garlic -minced
  • cup Flour See post for alternatives
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 2 Eggs Whisked
  • 1 tsp Salt


  • Preheat your oven to 400. Line a baking pan with Parchment Paper or Aluminum foil and spray with nonstick as we are not using oil.
    Preheat Oven Bake
  • Mix together the potatoes, onions, and garlic in a medium mixing bowl. Next, in a large mixing bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, eggs and salt. .
    Whisk ingredients
  • Now add the contents of the first bowl to the second bowl and mix together. You can do this using your hands if needed. To make the pancakes, use about 2-3 tablespoon size balls of batter. Flatten this to about ¼-1/2″ in thickness between your hands and then place it onto the prepped pan. Repeat until your pancakes are formed.
    add flour
  • Bake for 15 minutes, flip over, and then bake for 10-15 minutes or until browned. Serve with applesauce and/or sour cream to make this even more authentic!
    How to Make Baked Potato Pancakes

Recipe Notes

As mentioned, anyone wanting to not add eggs as a binder an use about any vegan flour instead of the egg. Also, To make this gluten free and vegan, you can use gluten free flour instead of the egg.
I also mentioned that you can make this recipe gluten free and vegan.
This is done by substituting a binder such as a gluten free flour for the egg. I also mentioned that you can serve these potato pancakes with a side of sugar free apple sauce.
*Please check the nutritional labels to assure that you are sticking to your diet restrictions for any substitutions used.
- see post for alternatives
Please see recipe post for further details on this recipe.
Nutritional Information is only an estimate and can vary especially with ingredients that are used.
-see post for alternatives

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Calories: 118kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 421mg | Potassium: 578mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 79IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 4mg
Please note: Nutritional data has been calculated using a tool that comes with this recipe card and not by me. This means that Nutritional Information is only an estimate and can vary especially with ingredients that you use. The accuracy of this tool may differ from other tools as expected. Also note that there is no instructional value to the video that may be attached to this recipe. It is only there for visual pleasure. For more information about the images in this recipe, please refer the the recipe instructions. Thank you!

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