German Potato Pancakes Recipe

German cuisine is known for its hearty and filling dishes, and this German Potato Pancakes recipe is no exception. These savory pancakes are made with grated potatoes, flour, and eggs and are traditionally served with applesauce or sour cream. This recipe is perfect for a cozy night in or a dinner party and is sure to impress your guests with its delicious flavor.


  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled and grated
  • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil


  1. In a large bowl, mix together the grated potatoes, onion, flour, eggs, salt, and black pepper.
  2. Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Scoop about 1/4 cup of the potato mixture into the skillet for each pancake, flattening it with a spatula.
  4. Cook for 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown and crispy.
  5. Serve hot with applesauce or sour cream.

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