Edmonton Potato Growers Ltd.
12220 - 170 Street
Edmonton, Alberta
Canada

Potato Fritters

1 cup water
¼ cup unsalted butter
½ tsp. salt
1 cup flour
4 eggs
4 medium potatoes
Freshly ground black pepper
Vegetable oil for deep-frying  

In a medium saucepan, heat water, butter and salt until water comes to a full boil. Add flour all at once and stir with a wooden spoon until it forms a ball and leaves the side of the pan. Remove pan from heat and add eggs, on at a time, beating well after each addition. Peel potatoes and cook in lightly salted water in large covered saucepan for 20 minutes or until tender. Drain, cool slightly and place through ricer or food mill. Add salt, if necessary, and season with pepper. Beat potatoes into flour/egg mixture. Heat oil to depth of 2 inches in large skillet, preferably and eletric fry pan, to 360F. Drop mixture by tablespoonfuls into hot fat and fry 5 minutes or until golden, turning once. (Fritters will puff up as they cook.) Drain on paper towels and serve immediately. Makes 8 fritters.