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Sunday, September 25, 2011

Potato Pancakes (Lapcsanka)

This is from the "Hungarian Cookbook" Compiled and revised by The Women's Guild of the Hungarian Reformed Church, Perth Amboy, NJ  1978 edition

  • 3 large potatoes
  • 1 T. flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 T. cracker meal or bread crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion (optional)

     Grate the potatoes on a medium grater into a bowl. Add all other ingredients and mix well.
Drop by tablespoons into hot shortening in the frying pan; flatten with back of spoon and fry until
medium brown on each side.

Serve plain, with apple sauce or with sour cream.


  1. I love it Fran! This is going to be great place.

  2. I am going to see if my brother has a digital copy of the recipes that I had on the Amboy High Site.