Potato Pancakes

Stolen from Smitten Kitchen: https://smittenkitchen.com/2008/12/potato-pancakes-even-better/


1 large potato (1 lb), peeled
1 small onion (4oz), diced
1/4 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
a little black pepper
1 egg
oil for frying


  1. Shred potato and squeeze dry as possible with cheescloth or paper towels and then combine with onion
  2. In large bowl mix flour, baking powder, salt, pepper, and egg
  3. Stir potato and onions into the bowl
  4. Heat oil in skillet and fry the pancakes.