Potato Latkes with Cinnamon Applesauce

Potato Latkes with Cinnamon Applesauce

Potato Latkes with Cinnamon Applesauce

Whether served on a platter or as individual servings, this savory side dish adds just the right touch to your holiday meal.


Makes 6 servings


Cinnamon Applesauce
4 medium red potatoes (about 1-1/2 pounds), peeled
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 small onion, finely chopped
2 eggs, lightly beaten
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Vegetable oil, for frying
Sour cream
Pastry bag and medium writing tip


  1. Prepare Cinnamon Applesauce; set aside.
  2. Shred potatoes into large bowl. Add lemon juice; toss to coat. Drain off excess liquid.
  3. Add onion, eggs, flour, salt and pepper to potatoes; mix well.
  4. Heat about 1/4 inch oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Spoon about 2 tablespoons potato mixture into oil; spread mixture slightly to make a 3-1/2-inch round. Repeat to form 3 or 4 latkes. Cook 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown on both sides. Repeat with remaining potato mixture.
  5. For individual servings, spoon about 3 tablespoons Cinnamon Applesauce onto small plates; top with 2 latkes. Spoon sour cream into pastry bag fitted with writing tip and pipe onto latkes as shown in photo.

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