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Cheese Latkes (dairy)

Eileen Goltz | Dairy


3 eggs
1 cup milk
1 cup cottage cheese, drained
1 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
5 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup oil for frying
sour cream, apple sauce or maple syrup optional


Place all the ingredients except oil together in a large bowl. Mix until smooth.

Heat 1/2 cup oil in a skillet. Using a large spoon, drop the batter into hot oil. Fry 2 to 3 minutes on each side, until lightly browned. Continue until batter is used up, adding oil when necessary. The latkes may be served topped with sour cream, applesauce, or maple syrup. Makes 12 latkes