Polish Potato Pancakes

3 reviews, 4.7 star(s). 75% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

These are the classic Polish potato pancakes, or "kartoflane placki" as the Poles say. Easy to make and delicious.


2 cups potatoes; grated raw
2 tbsp flour
2 Eggs; well beaten
1 tsp salt
1 tsp sugar

Original recipe makes 4



Squeeze and poor out excess moisture in the grated potatoes. Add the ingredients and beat well. Heat oil in skillet. With spoon, drop mixture in hot oil and spread as thinly as possible. Fry on both sides.

Drain pancakes on absorbent paper. Serve with sour cream or syrup.

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Turned out well in taste and presentation. Reminded me of back home.
Niewiad2 5y ago

Very nice. I don’t use sugar but salt and add grated onions.
Ullla2003 5y ago

true polish potato pancakes have onion plain and simple
slipkid1 5y ago

This is a nice recipe and will work fine for a family member who can't have onion. Personally I prefer it with and did add 1/4 grated onion. I used a hand grater so that took a little longer. I served it with bacon and apple sauce.
Rensgarden 6y ago

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