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Fried in oil and or dipped in chocolate are two of my general criteria for favorite foods.  Lucky me it’s Chanukah and there will be no shortage of fried in oil (dipped in chocolate) sweet and savory treats.  Here are my 11 latke loves:


Do not pass go, do not collect $200, in fact do not do anything until you’ve mastered the classic.  This, my grandfather’s latke recipe is the absolute best in the entire world.  Watch how easy and delicious it is to make here: Best Ever Latke Video.

Potato Pancakes with Guacamole and Poached Eggs

Potato Pancakes with Guacamole and Poached Eggs

Heaven on earth, your new year-round Sunday brunch.  Get the recipe for Potato Pancakes with Guacamole and Poached Eggs.

Caprese Latke

Elegant, beautiful, fresh, and creamy - skip the balsamic reduction (it’s not traditional anyway) if you don’t have time.  Enjoy Caprese Latkes.

South of the Border Latkes with Black Bean Topping

Latkes that eat like a meal.  (There are lots of shortcuts you can take to make these on the clock.) South of The border Latkes with Black Bean Topping. 

cauliflower carrot latke recipe

Cause the only thing better than a potato latke is a low carb latke. Carrot Cauliflower Latkes. 

Zucchini Latkes with Tzatziki

And the only thing better than a low carb latke is a lower carb latke. Zucchin Latkes with Tzatziki.

Potato and Parsnip Latkes

Potato and Parsnip Latkes

Parsnips are oh so underrated.  Don’t ignore this sweet flavored, creamy colored, root veg. Potato and Parsnip Latkes.

Carrot and Apple Latkes

Carrot and Apple Latkes

Slightly sweet and simple.  Carrot and Apple Latkes. 

Sweet Potato Latkes with Brie and Baby Arugula

 Pretty genius if I do say so myself.  Sweet Potato Latkes with Brie Baby Arugula

Steakhouse Latkes

Steakhouse Latkes: Named so, cause they would make a great steak side.

samosa latkes

Samosa Latkes

Different and delicious with mango chutney.  Watch how here:

What's you favorite latke?  Do tell all in the comments below.

11 Latke Loves