Definitely gonna make them again! I’m doing Hanukkah for the first time with my husband and I cannot wait to unveil these for him!thanks!! I want to spin the dreidel in the arms of the sun’s warm glow. Apple caramel sauce could never be wrong. A pancake is, well, a puddle with stuff inside. Yours are beautiful. Such a wonderful and creative idea!! The Magic is Gone, My comment was more about the amount of liquid I wrung out from a pound. Difficult to get a nice crisp, as the browned edges soften up rather quickly. Caramel sauce on apple latkes? As an oft-frustrated amateur cook, I have to ask… just how long did it take you to get over that “need for other people to tell you how to cook”? It does sound perfect. But since we’re making caramel sauce with the leftover juice, I think nobody would be sad if apples could yield what potatoes do. I think this would be perfect! Eek the belly! I’ve never thought of apple latkes, but thanks to you, I may give these a shot over this holiday. Then I found yours. I have a few sad apples left from apple picking that really need to be used up. Never want to let the light go out. When is vacation again… Dec 6, 2013 - Here is an easy and nice alternative to traditional mince pies. Great flavor – the sweetness of the apple is so refreshing! You see, the bowl of juice that I’d wrung out of the apples on the counter, it bothered me. I imagine an apple potato latke would also be quite delicious, though more on the savory side. this looks simply perfect! happy hanukkah to you & that little pint sized…soon to be walking tester! I going to try it one day. I love this idea. any suggestions? These look amazing (and I’m sure they’re equally delicious). Caramel sauce? I love both of these clever rascal, you! Always and forever! I’m definitely going to try this next weekend! these look utterly delicious, I look forward to every new post! In a small dish, whisk flour, sugar, cinnamon and baking powder and toss with the apples, coating them evenly. I think I’ve found my recipe! Look, this isn’t the most apple-y apple caramel and it’s not the most refined recipe. New here? Even. These apple ones look like a winner as well and will have to make an appearance in my kitchen soon! After testing four chocolate cake recipes — including recipes from Smitten Kitchen, Divas Can Cook, Joy the Baker, and King Arthur Baking Company — I found the recipe that is worth making. Some creative Googling landed me here. Hers had more flour and were more like a pancake, which I’m personally not into. Thanks! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Hey guess what when it’s freezing here it’s balmy. Do apple latkes need caramel sauce? and some baked brown-sugar and basil bacon, it was perfect. Has anyone tried something like this with a gluten-free flour blend or other GF flour? The recipes sound so delicious and after this recipe I have definitely been won over. :D. What a great recipe – seriously appealing to a potato girl from way back. Except tonight at home sitting round a nice break from the usual potatoes. Not confident in my ability to shred apples and stir in eggs and flour without an established recipe’s guidance, I found about 75 matching recipes online, each attributed to some other place, and all parading under the title “apple latkes”. Yoweee! 1 tablespoon butter what an absolutely fantastic idea – besides a chanukah recipe, they’d be completely fab on rosh hashana! The latkes look lovely and the sauce lovelier – oh how I love caramel!! Peel and core apples and then grate them, either on the large holes of a box grater or in a food processor, on the shredding blade. , and , . And that picture of the latke with the caramel dripping over it? If I could find a Korean plum vinegar I would use that. Cooking Light just published some latkes with a “twist” including a Cilantro-Jalapeño Latkes with Chipotle Sour Cream and Curried Butternut Squash and Potato Latkes with Apple Salsa. 51 Happy Hanukkah to you and your family and love+ peace in this Holiday season! Discard the liquid in the bowl, then add wrung-out shredded potato and onion to it. and set about making some real, proper apple latkes this week. This is going to be one of the next items I cook. And my husband just drank the juice, so no caramel sauce for us. Don’t let the light go out let it shine through our love and our tears. Thanks for sharing. I want to move to Cape Town, I want to move to Melbourne, I want to move to Buenos Aires in the sun Now I have something to serve for the last nights of Hanukkah! A Little Revolution, Made these Saturday night, with a few modifications: 2 grated apples (one Granny Smith, one Dutch apple that you can’t get in the U.S., but I wish I’d had another Granny Smith); 1 grated pear (will leave this out next time–way too juicy, but I needed to get rid of the pear! now i can make these and regular potato latkes! Yeah when we’re all suffering they’ll be making merry Thank you!! These look fantastic. After visiting Amitabul (actually the previous restaurant JIm’s Grill by the same owner)I had to create a new hanukkah tradition. Thanks, too, for the tips about potato latkes…very helpful for making my grandmother’s recipe even more wonderful. I’ve always loved the potato version, thanks for something new to try. Made these last night and they are wonderful! Does anyone have any recommendations for keeping the shreds structurally firmer without a food processor? I’ve made potato latkes many times, but never heard of apple latkes. Gosh the apple caramel sauce sounds fantastic. Beat in the eggs one at a time, followed by buttermilk. best of smitten kitchen. This looks lovely! I found myself with a mad craving for latkes today, even though I can’t even remember eating them before (ahhh, mourning my white-bread upbringing.) i think i may have used too much apple and not enough extra sugar/cinnamon, as they were sort of bland. It’s a tradition in my Polish family. I then serve with a Korean red pepper sauce (can be bought at an asian grocery) it is pretty spicy so be careful. Thank you for sharing! What a neat take on these! Stop making me want to cook stuff just because of the gorgeous pics of the in-process foods coming to perfection! I’ve got 10 posts on my December to-do list, crossing my fingers I can get to them. I made them, and they came our perfectly. I’ve often thought of adding apple to my potato latkas. Updated 12/22/14 with a slew of additional notes and tips, after someone (ahem) made these two more times in a singe weekend. For holidays, it’s so perfect! The ratio of butter to garlic is perfect, and thanks to the addition of red pepper flakes and oregano, the garlic butter mixture is really delicious. He called them “apple fritters”. Any suggestions as to what could be substituted to bind the latkes? Love me some latkes (and I’m not even Jewish.). Um I want both potato and apple latkes now. You are my HERO! These look amazing. I will have to give this a shot for the family over the next week ;) Looks delicious! Never want to let the light go out. I think I will use my dehydrator to cook and crisp this recipe. Oct 28, 2011 - My in-laws had a cocktail party on Saturday night and in case you are new here, what this meant was that there was so much food, just the of plating of … G. Guess — You might like molasses spice cookies as a holdover, but thanks for reminding me that I made some killer gingerbread last Christmas and never blogged it because who wants to make gingerbread the day after Christmas? They taste best, dusted with powdered sugar. My grandmother is a whiz at the potato variety, but perhaps it’s time to spice up the family recipe…. My Lithuanian Grandma (Gone since the ’60’s) made something similar and I long for them- these will fit the bill. help? And the caramel sauce… yum-my! “I’m over the need to have someone tell me how to cook”…love that! Thanks for the dessert inspiration. Yeah, we are going to add these to our holiday menu. Great recipes. I made them exactly as the recipe directed and served them (to myself, since my family wasn’t thrilled with the idea of apple latkes) with plain greek yogurt and the caramel on top. Super idea to try very soon! So I say to my family, “What do you think, is this a keeper?” And they all agree that it is. However, I’m not afraid to fail again so I’ll give this a shot as I have some post-pie apples laying around. Drain briefly on paper towels and transfer to preheated oven to keep warm. thanks! o jeeze! 1 tablespoon granulated sugar They certainly don’t get puffy, like a cake, however. A must have for a lazy weekend breakfast! I wonder how these would taste with the addition of just a little heat, like 1 tsp of freshly ground ancho chili? Delicious! How has nobody commented on that video yet!? Required fields are marked *. Whisk eggs in this small dish until lightly beaten and stir into apple-lemon-flour mixture. As always, thank you for the inspiration!! What a fantastic idea! Wicked good! What else could help bind these together? Thanks for sharing! These look fabulous! Thank you for the lovely recipe. your own Pins on Pinterest You are just so doggone creative! I have 2 small granny smith apples and 2 small green pears, do you think they will work together, instead of just apples? And then added some butter. Granny’s are probably the driest and tartest breed. I recently made apple ice cream drizzled with caramel…great combo. I too feel bad about wasting things like fruit juice and egg whites – hooray for your ingenuity! ;) I just may dive right into these – caramel sauce and all. I have at least 1/2 gallons of a dark brown/ amber colored juice comprised of sugar, orange juice,apple juice, cloves, and cinnamon, and can’t bear the thought of just pouring it down the drain. I made the latkes and the caramel sauce yesterday morning. the insides obviously cooked up while warming in the oven, but i want to figure out a way to keep using my cast iron pan for the crispiness factor without the burning. They are delicious, and your vanilla pudding isn’t a half-bad topping! I was so excited to make these… but I’ll admit they could of been better. My grandfather, who was of eastern European decent, used to make these when I was a little kid and I absolutely loved them. We were already hooked after your last latke post and just had them for dinner on Monday. I haven’t made these with them but flax eggs are very popular with people who don’t eat eggs. even when i turned the heat down to barely minimum on my (sadly) electric stove. Articles about collection/smitten kitchen on Kitchn, a food community for home cooking, from recipes to cooking lessons to product reviews and advice. Sep 29, 2017 - Challah, that stretchy, rich, lightly sweet, braided glossy bread that’s brushed with egg and baked to an burnished burnt umber shine, like many great traditional foods, does not exist in a v… I love it! 1 tablespoon lemon juice Finally made these tonight and loved them. You're a star in my town Nice blog! Thanks for all the tips, I hope mine will cook perfectly! Have you ever made Korean Latkes? Why’d they have to slip it on the ice? An almost perfect apple latke, just as I had imagined, but better, because I hadn’t thought of using Granny Smith apples. My mother being eastern european she used to make these but with less apples and some crepe mix. It’s just a little more body. SO delish. (Deb notes that the mixture might look curdled at this point, but that’s okay!) Thank you! I always think of making something with the wastes.. it’s fun. And this totally makes me feel like I could make an entire meal out of latkes. So I’ve had these Granny Smiths sitting around and I’ve been looking for a way to use them up…my go to is your breakfast crisp, but I just didn’t have enough. I’d say you have your priorities well in order. But having other priorities is totally understandable! A Very Smitten Hanukkah by Dangerfive Records, released 19 December 2003 1. Hannukah what can you tell me If you have ever had Korean pancakes you may see a slight similarity to a potato pancake. Nothing you ain't heard before but i love you, The Smittens - Good Migrations (The Hanukkah Song), Every time It Snows (the Danger Studio Years). I like the caramel sauce “with or without apple latkes” – you’re right, skip those latkes, go straight for the creamy stuff! But I couldn’t stop there, could I? Never thought about using apples for these. Jeannie. In summary: Keeping them in a warm oven doesn’t only keep them crisp for a long time after baking, but helps even out any uneveness from pan-frying. Your email address will not be published. Have a fabulous weekend. Transfer to a clean dishtowel or cheesecloth sling and wring out as much juice as you can into a small bowl. Handle. So please don’t take this the wrong way – your recipes are awesome – but really, could we just get a daily pic of Jacob? I bet they would be good with a little drizzle of maple syrup too. (However if that doesn’t pan out in the particular time frame I am still going to try them!). They look yummy! I loved them. Latkes are delicious. Making these and the potato version when I’m home in two weeks. I gotta tell you, you are an inspiration! 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