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These crisp, savory cakes, also called latkes, are a traditional Hanukkah dish. For best results, cook the pancakes right after forming them.

Source: Everyday Food, December 2004
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Cook's Notes

Made by grinding matzo (an unleavened crackerlike bread), matzo meal is used instead of flour to bind pancakes, such as these, and for breading foods before frying.

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  • BCSurvivor
    8 DEC, 2009
    I use a gluten-free rice flour blend instead of matzo or flour. It doesn't interfere with the texture or taste of the latkes.
  • karacae
    17 DEC, 2008
    I cannot fin Matza here. What is the substitute for Matza Meal?
  • Ande94107
    16 DEC, 2008
    You can use flour without any issue - that's what I use for my latkes.
  • radarears
    16 DEC, 2008
    What could be used in replace of matzo meal?
  • bearsforever
    13 MAR, 2008
    These turned out well but sweeter than I liked . Next time I will use grated rutabaga in place of the sweet carrots.

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