Apple Latkes with Bourbon Caramel & Sour Cream

RECIPE TYPES Breakfast, Dessert
DIET Vegetarian
You know, I am always looking for something to put my Bourbon Caramel Sauce on, and well, an apple latke seemed as good as anything. You could serve this up for dessert, but it would work with brunch too. Many options!
|Written December 11, 2012

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 pound firm Granny Smith apples (about 2 large apples)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ¼ cup All-Purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
SERVINGS6 latkes
TOTAL TIME30minutes
PREP20minutes
COOK10minutes
1

First thing first, let’s wash, dry and core 1 pound of Granny Smith apples. So firm and juicy, these fresh apples are just asking to be a latke.

Cored Granny Smith Apple to Turn into Latkes

2

After you core them, you want to immediately shred them. You can run them through a food processor like I did or use a cheese grater–either will do. After grating them, wrap them in cheese cloth and squeeze out any excess juice. It seems silly to do this right after drying them out but put them in a large mixing bowl and add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice. Mix them thoroughly–this prevents them from browning.

Shredded Granny Smith Apples for Latkes

3

Whisk together 2 large eggs, 1/4 cup of flour, 1 tablespoon of sugar and 1 teaspoon of salt.

Latke Mix with Eggs and Flour for Apple Pancakes

4

Now add the apples to the mix, working it with your hands. You want to make sure every apple slice is thoroughly covered with the latke batter.

Apple Latke Mix

5

Add enough oil to an iron skillet so that it’s about 1/4″ deep, and then warm it over a medium high heat until it is shimmering.

Fried Apple Latkes

6

Drop a heap of the latke mixture into the skillet and flatten it out, letting it sizzle. Cook it for about 2 minutes, until the edges are golden and crispy. Then flip.

7

When cooked on both sides, remove from the skillet and place on a towel to remove the excess oil.

Apple Latke with Sour Cream

8

Serve with a spoonful of sour cream on top and a drizzle of my amazing Bourbon Caramel Sauce.

Apple Latkes with Bourbon Caramel Sauce and Sour Cream

EAT

Apple Latke Pancakes with Bourbon Caramel and Sour Cream

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