Cinnamon Sweet Potato + Apple Latkes Recipe

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    Want to get creative this Hanukkah? Instead of making traditional potato pancakes, experiment with your ingredients! These Cinnamon Sweet Potato + Apple Latkes are naturally sweet with a touch of spice.

    Cinnamon Sweet Potato + Apple Latkes Recipe

    This recipe for Cinnamon Sweet Potato + Apple Latkes are naturally sweet with a touch of spice.

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    Servings: 10 latkes

    Ingredients:

    • sweet potato (2 cups grated): 1 medium sized
    • granny smith apple: 1 or (1 cup grated)
    • large egg: 1
    • baking powder: ½ teaspoon
    • ground cinnamon: 1 teaspoon
    • whole spelt flour (or whole wheat/ all purpose): 2 tablespoons
    • oat bran: 1 tablespoon
    • flax seed meal: 1 teaspoon
    • sea salt: pinch
    • canola oil for frying: 3 tablespoons

    Directions:

    Step 1: Peel and grate sweet potato and apple. Using a clean kitchen towel, cheese cloth, or fine mesh strainer, extract as much of the liquid as possible. Discard liquid, and transfer grated sweet potato and apple to a medium sized bowl.

    Sweet Potato Latkes

    Step 2: Add the egg, baking powder, cinnamon, flour, oat bran, flax seed meal and salt to the bowl. Mix well.

    Sweet Potato Latkes

    Step 3: Heat oil in a large non stick skillet. Before you begin frying, test oil by dropping a shred and make sure its hot enough.

    Sweet Potato Latkes

    Step 4: Once the oil is hot, scoop out a heaping tablespoon (using a soup spoon, not measuring spoon), gently drop into hot pan, and use the back of the spoon to flatten out the latke. Continue, in batches, with the entire mixture. Add more oil the pan, as needed. 

    Sweet Potato Latkes

    Step 5: Fry until golden brown, about 3-4 minutes. Flip and cook for another 2-3 minutes.

    Sweet Potato Latkes

    Step 6: Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate. 

    Sweet Potato Latkes

    Step 7: Serve warm with your favorite condiment.

    Sweet Potato Latkes

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