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<i>Eating With the Stars</i>: Fanny Brice’s Potato Pancakes

Eating With the Stars: Fanny Brice’s Potato Pancakes

Eating With The Stars

Fanny Brice 1930s

“We eat them with ketchup, and sometimes with sugar or jam,” she says.  “You’ve no idea what a hit they make at any kind of impromptu party.  And they are a splendid luncheon or Sunday night supper dish.”


Fanny Brices’s Potato Pancakes

1 pound raw potatoes

2 tablespoons grated onions

2 eggs, unbeaten

2 tablespoons flour

1 1/2 teaspoons salt

few grains pepper


Grate potatoes, using a fine grater.  Stir in remaining ingredients.  Drop from a tablespoon into hot fat, 1/4 inch deep, spreading each cake with back of spoon until thin.  Cook until golden brown.  Drain on absorbent paper.  Yield:  10 pancakes.

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