How To Make Latkes December 19, 2011 Just in time for Hanukkah! Ever wonder how to make the yummy, fried Hanukkah treats? This video teaches you how to make your own latkes — potato pancakes — in a variety of flavors. Just grate, mix, fry and eat — it’s that easy! Need a little more guidance? Check out some of our favorite Hanukkah recipes!