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Sweet Potato Latkes (Sweet)

Sweet Potato Latkes

Sweet potato latkes seasoned with cloves and cinnamon.


  • 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and shredded
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cloves
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil

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  1. Place potatoes in a colander. Place a cheesecloth over the potatoes and squeeze the potatoes to release as much liquid as possible. Let the potatoes sit to release more liquid, squeeze again.
  2. Combine potatoes, eggs, brown sugar, flour, cloves and cinnamon; mix well.
  3. Form mixture into pancake size cakes and fry in a large frying pan in hot oil. Flip cakes over after 2 to 3 minutes (when bottom is browned) and brown other side.
  4. Drain on paper towels and serve piping hot.

Yield: 8 to 12 latkes

Nutrition per serving (6 servings): Calories 173, Protein 3 grams, Total Fat 11 grams, Sodium 29 milligrams, Cholesterol 71 milligrams, Carbohydrates 16 grams, Fiber 2 grams