Sweet Idaho® Potato and Ricotta Latkes

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Sweet Idaho® Potato and Ricotta Latkes
  • 8 ServingsServings


  • 3 tablespoons part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 tablespoons Sugar
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated orange peel
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup Golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 teaspoons confectioners\' sugar



1 Preheat oven to 350° F. Grate potatoes into a large mixing bowl. Stir in ricotta, flour, sugar, orange peel, baking powder and salt.

2 Add eggs and raisins; mix until well combined.

3 In a large, heavy, non-stick skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat. Using a tablespoon, spoon potato mixture into skillet, using about 2 tablespoons per pancake.

4 Skillet should hold about 4 pancakes at a time.) Flatten mixture slightly with a spatula. Cook pancakes 2 minutes, then flip and cook another 2 minutes or until golden brown. Transfer pancakes to a baking sheet while cooking the remaining pancakes.

5 Place cooked pancakes in the oven and bake 10 minutes or until pancakes are cooked through.

6 Garnish pancakes with a sprinkling of confectioners'' sugar and serve with applesauce, if desired.

Source: Idahdaho Potato Commisso