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Berry Cheese Latkes Recipe

Yields12 Servings

Recipe for Berry Cheese Latkes by Naomi Nachman, the author of Perfect Flavors. This is a perfect recipe for Hanukkah. It's part of a collection of "Hanukkah Recipes You Need To Try" curated by Liz in Los Angeles, Los Angeles Lifestyle Blogger.

Naomi Says: I can’t make these fast enough; as I take one out of the pan, another family member is standing beside me to gobble it up. When my daughter became a new mother and came to stay with us, all she wanted to eat were these latkes!

Reproduced from Perfect Flavors by Naomi Nachman with permission from the copyright holders ArtScroll/Mesorah Publications, LTD.

Berry Cheese Latkes Recipe featured by top LA lifestyle blogger, Liz in Los Angeles

 1 ½ cups ricotta cheese
 ½ cup milk
 ½ tsp vanilla extract
 2 eggs, separated
 ¼ cup sugar
 1 cup flour
 1 tsp baking powder
 pinch kosher salt
 2 tbsp raspberry jam, plus additional, for serving
 oil, for frying

Place ricotta, milk, vanilla, egg yolks, and raspberry jam into a bowl; mix well.


Stir in sugar, flour, baking powder, and salt; mix gently until smooth.


In a second bowl beat egg whites to soft peaks, then fold them into the cheese mixture.


Add jam mixture, folding it in very gently.


Heat oil in a 9-inch frying pan till oil is hot. Drop ¼ cups of cheese latkes batter into pan; lower heat to
medium and cook on both sides until brown, about 2 minutes per side.

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