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Cottage Cheese Latkes I (D, TNT)
Source: Joan Nathan
Yield: about 20 pancakes

2 large eggs
2 cups cottage cheese
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon plus 2 tablespoons sugar, divided
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
2 tablespoons oil, divided
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Whisk eggs until fluffy. Add cottage cheese, flour, baking powder, salt and 1 teaspoon of the sugar and mix well.

Heat griddle or nonstick skillet. Place 1 tablespoon of the butter and 1 tablespoon of the oil on skillet and heat until butter is melted. Pour heaping tablespoon of batter onto skillet, flattening slightly with back of spoon and cook in batches until golden brown, turning and browning on other side, 2 to 3 minutes. Repeat with remaining batter, butter and oil, draining pancakes on paper towels.

Mix remaining 2 tablespoons sugar and cinnamon in small bowl. Serve pancakes sprinkled with cinnamon sugar.

Poster's Notes: These popular Israeli snacks are known as "levivot."

Posted by Nancy Berry

Nutritional Info Per Serving: N/A