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Sweet Potato Latkes with Maple Creme Fraiche

Yields16 ServingsPrep Time15 minsCook Time40 minsTotal Time55 mins

If you're looking for a different way to make latkes this Hanukkah, try our sweet potato latkes with maple creme fraiche! Your family will love them just as much as we loved putting together this recipe.

Sweet Potato Latkes with Maple Creme Fraiche

For the Latkes:
 1 lb sweet potatoes, peeled and coarsely grated
 2 scallions, finely chopped
  cup all-purpose flour
 2 large kosher eggs, lightly beaten
 1 tsp salt
 ½ tsp black pepper
 ¾ cup Colavita Olive Oil
 ½ tsp cinnamon
 ½ tsp Berbere spice
 Pinch nutmeg
For the Maple Crème Fraiche:
 4 oz kosher crème fraîche
 1 tbsp kosher maple syrup

Grate the sweet potatoes in a food processor with the grater attachment.


Remove the grated sweet potatoes to a bowl and add the scallions, flour, eggs, salt, and spices.


Pour enough Colavita Olive Oil into a deep, 12-inch nonstick skillet to reach ¼” deep. Heat the oil over moderately high heat until hot but not smoking.


Working in batches of 4, spoon 1/8 cup potato mixture per latke into oil and flatten to 3-inch diameter with a slotted spatula. Reduce heat to moderate and cook until golden, about 3 minutes on each side. Flip and cook another 3 minutes on the other side.


Transfer latkes with spatula to paper towels to drain.


Next, prepare the maple crème fraiche. In a small bowl combine the crème fraiche and the maple syrup. Wisk until well combined.


Serve the latkes hot with the maple crème fraiche.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 16