Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Walp's Wednesday~Potato Pancakes

Walp's PA Dutch Restaurant sat on the corner of Union Boulevard and Airport Road in Allentown from 1936, until November 29, 1998. To those who frequented or just stopped by on their route to other places they were famous for their delicious PA Dutch cuisine. We have three more Wednesdays of recipes on their way, so check back next week for a mouth watering addition to any Christmas Buffet; Seafood Stuffed Pasta Shells.

Potato Pancakes

2 eggs

3 medium size raw potatoes

2 tbsps flour

1/2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tbsp sugar

1 tsp salt
pinch of ground white pepper

1/2 tbsp parsley, minced

1/4 small onion, minced

Beat eggs. Stir in grated potatoes, and a mixture of flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, white pepper, and parsley. Add minced onions, mix well.
Spoon about 2 tablespoons of the batter for each pancake into 1/2 inch of hot shortening in a 350 degree skillet. Brown both sides. Drain on absorbent paper towels. Serve hot with applesauce.*

*"I love to slather mine with butter and blackberry jam!" "Oh my, I am starting to sound like Paula Dean!"

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