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Swiss Onion and Potato Pancakes


  • 2 Spanish onions
  • 4 medium-sized potatoes
  • 3/4 cup of milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon of syrup
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of pepper
  • 7/8 cup of flour
  • 2 level teaspoons of baking powder
  • 2 level teaspoons of shortening


Peel and put the Spanish onions through the food chopper, using a fine knife. Place in a bowl and then pare and grate potatoes into a bowl and add milk, egg, syrup, salt, pepper, flour, baking powder, and shortening. Beat to mix and then fry like pancakes. Serve with parsley butter.


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Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book (1920).

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