Sweet Potato Latkes

Sweet Potato Latkes

This year, give traditional Hanukkah latkes a spin with bright sweet potatoes.

Serves: 24 Save

Ingredients (11)

  • 6 Whole Sweet Potatoes
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 T Light Brown Sugar
  • 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 2 T All Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 cup Canola Oil

Serve With

  • 1½ cup Plain Greek Yogurt (optional)
  • 1½ cup Cranberry Sauce (optional)
  • 1½ cup Applesauce (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Grate sweet potatoes in food processor or with box grater (largest hole). Combine sweet potatoes with remaining ingredients (except oil) in a large bowl.
  3. Heat oil in a cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. For each latke, place 1/4-cup batter in hot oil. Flatten with a spatula until about 1/4-inch thick. Cook until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side.
  4. Drain on a paper-towel. Place on baking sheet and bake 12 minutes. Serve with Greek yogurt, cranberry sauce or applesauce. Makes about 2 dozen.