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Sweet Potato Latkes II (D/P, KLP, TNT)
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Serves: 4

2 medium sweet potatoes
1 egg
1 tablespoon vanilla
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 tablespoon potato flour/starch (up to 2 tablespoons)
1/3 cup brown sugar, packed
sour cream (optional)
Sugared Pecans (optional)
Sugared Pecans:
1 cup whole pecans
1 egg white

Parboil potatoes in boiling water until slightly tender but firm. Refrigerate potatoes until cold. Remove skin and shred into bowl.

Add egg, vanilla, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and potato flour. Mix until well blended.

Coat bottom of 10" non-stick skillet with 2 tablespoons oil. Shape latkes into 2-1/2" patties. Cook until brown on both sides and transfer to paper towels to drain briefly. Add oil as needed to remaining batches.

Pipe dollop of sour cream with pastry bag on top for each latke (optional). Top with Sugared Pecans (optional).

Sugared Pecans: Spread pecans on baking sheet and brush with egg white. Sprinkle sugar on top and bake at 400°F. Bake 9 to 12 minutes. Cool. Makes 1 cup.

Posted by Elaine Radis

Nutritional Info Per Serving: N/A