Potato Pancakes German Style Recipe

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Potato Pancakes German Style
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  • 2 1/2 cups potatoes , grated on medium grater (2 large)
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • vegetable oil (as needed)


  1. Grate raw potatoes into water to which lemon juice has been added.
  2. Place potatoes in a strainer or cheese cloth and drain off liquid. Drain well.
  3. Beat raw and cooked potatoes with egg, milk, and salt to form a batter.
  4. Using 3 T oil for each batch, drop batter for 3 or 4 pancakes at a time in hot oil in a large frypan.
  5. When firm on the bottom side, loosen edges and turn. Brown on other side.
  6. Remove, drain on paper towel, and keep warm. Continue until all batter is used.
  7. Serve immediately.
  8. NOTE: If potato cakes are served with meat, sprinkle with salt. Sprinkle with sugar if served with applesauce.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 120.94 Kcal (506 kJ)
Calories from fat 11.25 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.25g 2%
Cholesterol 46.65mg 16%
Sodium 371.13mg 15%
Potassium 397.53mg 8%
Total Carbs 24.02g 8%
Sugars 6.01g 24%
Dietary Fiber 3.63g 15%
Protein 3.89g 8%
Vitamin C 7.1mg 12%
Vitamin A 1.2mg 40%
Iron 1.5mg 8%
Calcium 69.5mg 7%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 37.7 Kcal (158 kJ)
Calories from fat 3.51 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.39g 2%
Cholesterol 14.54mg 16%
Sodium 115.69mg 15%
Potassium 123.91mg 8%
Total Carbs 7.49g 8%
Sugars 1.87g 24%
Dietary Fiber 1.13g 15%
Protein 1.21g 8%
Vitamin C 2.2mg 12%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 40%
Iron 0.5mg 8%
Calcium 21.7mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 1.8
  • 3

Good Points

  • low calorie,
  • fat free,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

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