Favorite Hanukkah foods like latkes (pancakes) can contain common food allergens like egg, wheat or milk. With some creative substitutions, you can continue to enjoy a traditional holiday meal while avoiding your allergens.
The recipes below can be used to make allergy-friendly (and delicious!) versions of the traditional Hanukkah latke.
Keep in mind that kosher regulations are different than the labeling regulations enforced by the FDA and USDA. Read our blog post about how to decipher kosher labels.
7 Allergy-Friendly Latkes
No-Potato Chive Latke from My Angel’s Allergies
While allergy to potatoes is rare, rice can be used as a substitute in this recipe for potato-free latkes that is also free of the top eight allergens.
Egg-Free Potato Latkes from Allergy Shmallergy
Latkes with Carrot from VegKitchen
In this recipe containing grated potato and carrot, oatmeal or quinoa flakes are used as a binding agent rather than the customary eggs.
Basic Latkes from Allergic Kid
With just a few ingredients, this simple recipe is great for a basic crispy potato pancake.
More Hanukkah Recipes from FARE
- Hanukkah Orange Cut-Out Cookies: Milk-free, Egg-free, Peanut-free, Tree Nut-free, Soy-free
- Potato Pancakes: Free of the top eight allergens
- Fudge Layer Cake with Fudge Frosting: Milk-free, Egg-free, Peanut-free, Tree Nut-free, Soy-free
Happy Hanukkah, from our FARE family to yours!