Yield: Yields about 32 latkes.
Serve these cuties topped with a little applesauce or a dollop of sour cream and some minced chives. Or go luxe and serve them with smoked salmon or even caviar on top. If you like, present the latkes plain with bowls of sour cream and applesauce nearby and let folks garnish the pancakes themselves.
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Make Ahead Tips
Latkes are best served right away, but you can keep them warm in a 250°F oven. Arrange the latkes on a rack set over a baking sheet (to ensure that air circulates around their entire surface, keeping them crisp).
Delicious and crowd-pleasing. We've used this recipe several times now with much success. __We use a salad spinner to get the liquid out of the potatoes instead of the towel-wringing process described here. Much easier and just as effective. __Also have learned that the latkes are best served hot and, while still yummy, are not quite as nice re-warmed.
Excellent recipe, but must be followed to the letter as far as moisture content is concerned. It is very important to squeeze out as much liquid as possible, otherwise the latkes fry up mushy and unappetizing.Great served with a Tex-Mex style salsa, also.
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