Sweet Potato Pancakes with Cinnamon Cream

  • Author: Tammy Rex
  • Prep Time: 25
  • Total Time: 25


Who doesn’t love sweet potatoes?  And it is even better in Sweet Potato Pancakes topped with delicious spiced cream cheese.  Absolutely decadent!! Enjoy!


For the Topping

  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ½ cup sour cream

For the Pancakes

  • 6 large eggs
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 6 cups shredded peeled sweet potatoes (about 3 large)
  • 3 cups shredded peeled apples (about 3 large)
  • 1/3 cup grated onion
  • ½ cup canola oil


  1. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, brown sugar and cinnamon until blended; beat in sour cream. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, flour, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Add the sweet potatoes, apples, and onion; toss to coat.
  3. In a large nonstick skillet, heat 2 Tbsp. oil over medium heat. Working in batches, drop sweet potato mixture by 1/3 cupfuls into oil; press slightly to flatten. Fry for 2-3 minutes on each side until golden brown, using remaining foil as needed. Drain on paper towels. Serve with cinnamon topping.


  • Serving Size: 12

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