Sweet Potato Latkes

This year, give traditional Hanukkah latkes a spin with bright sweet potatoes.

Serves: 24 Save

Ingredients (8)

  • 6 medium sweet potatoes, peeled
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup canola oil for frying; add more as needed

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  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Grate sweet potatoes in food processor or with box grater (largest hole). Combine sweet potatoes with remaining ingredients (except oil) in a large bowl.
  3. Heat oil in a cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. For each latke, place 1/4-cup batter in hot oil. Flatten with a spatula until about 1/4-inch thick. Cook until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side.
  4. Drain on a paper-towel. Place on baking sheet and bake 12 minutes. Serve with Greek yogurt, cranberry sauce or applesauce. Makes about 2 dozen.