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Potato pancakes
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams
Article author photo Ani Harutyunyan by Ani Harutyunyan | Last updated on February 03, 2022
Education: General Medicine at YSMU
Potato pancake

Carbs in a Potato pancake

One hundred grams of Potato pancakes contains 27.81g of carbs. This quantity corresponds to 9% of the daily carbohydrate requirement.

The primary ingredient of Potato pancake is potato. Therefore, in this food, the majority of carbs come from potatoes.

Macronutrients chart

7% 15% 28% 48% 4%
Protein:
Daily Value: 12%
6.08 g of 50 g
12%
Fats:
Daily Value: 23%
14.76 g of 65 g
23%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 9%
27.81 g of 300 g
9%
Water:
Daily Value: 2%
47.77 g of 2,000 g
2%
Other:
3.58 g

Carbs per serving size

The serving size for Potato pancake is one medium 3-1/4 in. x 3-5/8 in., 5/8 in. thick. (37g). This amount of food contains 10.3 g of carbs.

Carbohydrate type breakdown

The majority (20.88g) of the carbohydrates in 100g Potato pancakes are starch, as shown in the chart below.

The sugar content in the same quantity of food is 1.79g. The more significant sugars are 0.76g glucose and 0.56g fructose.

Carbohydrate type breakdown

20.88% 0.39% 0.76% 0.56%
Starch: 20.88 g
Sucrose: 0.39 g
Glucose: 0.76 g
Fructose: 0.56 g
Lactose: 0.03 g
Maltose: 0.03 g
Galactose: 0.03 g

Soluble or insoluble fiber

100g of this food provides 3.3g of dietary fiber. Most of the fiber comes from potatoes, though half of its fiber content is lost if the potato is unpeeled.

According to study (1), the two soluble and insoluble fiber types are present in potatoes. As a result, the insoluble fiber content in Potato pancakes improves digestive health while the soluble fiber content lowers cholesterol levels.

Fiber content ratio for Potato pancake

1.79% 3.3% 22.72%
Sugar: 1.79 g
Fiber: 3.3 g
Other: 22.72 g

Net carbs in a Potato pancake

Potato pancakes provide 27.81g of carbs per 100 g, 3.3g of which is fiber. Therefore, the net carb content of this food is equal to 24.51g.

Potato pancake calories

A 100g serving of Potato pancake provides 268 calories. It means that it is an average-calorie food. These calories are most likely derived from 27.8g carbs, 14.8g fats, and 6.1g proteins. Potato pancake provides 13% of the daily calorie needs.

Calories per serving

The serving size of this food is one medium 3-1/4 in. x 3-5/8 in., 5/8 in. thick. (37g). This amount of Potato pancake provides 99.2 calories.

Calories per ingredient

The main ingredients of classic Potato pancake are potato, onion, egg, flour, vegetable oil, and butter. Remember that this is a sample recipe, and the preparation method may differ.

The calorie value of Potato pancake can change based on the ingredients, their type, and quantity. In the table below, the calories given by each of the ingredients listed above are mentioned.

Ingredient Size Calories
Potato 1120g 862.4
Onion 150g 60
Egg 130g 201.5
Flour 30g 109.2
Vegetable oil 82g 724.8
Butter 85g 609.5

Comparison

According to our database, Potato pancake is higher in calories than 65% of foods.

Potatoe pancakes' calorie content is almost 3.5 times higher than potatoes'. This food has more calories than pancake itself.

With the help of the table below, you can compare the calorie contents of Potato pancake and other foods.

Food Calories per 100g
Sweet potato chips 532
Potato pancake 268
Potato bread 266
Pancake 227
Potato wedges 123
Mashed potato 89
Potato 77
Potato soup 74

Burning estimates

The table below shows how much time and what kind of activity are required to burn 99.2 calories (one medium pancake 3-1/4 in. x 3-5/8 in., 5/8 in. thick.). The MET technique, or Metabolic Equivalent of a Task, was used to calculate this (2) (3).

One medium pancake - 70kg person One medium pancake - 100kg person
Walking 24 min 17 min
Cycling 12 min 8 min
Running 12 min 9 min

REFERENCES

  1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3650507/
  2. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4428382/
  3. 2011 Compendium of Physical Activities
Article author photo Ani Harutyunyan
Education: General Medicine at YSMU
Last updated: February 03, 2022

Important nutritional characteristics for Potato pancake

Potato pancake
Insulin index ⓘ
N/A
Calories
268
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols
24.51 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 medium 3-1/4 in. x 3-5/8 in., 5/8 in. thick. (37 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral.
-6.7 (alkaline)
90% Potassium
90% Sodium
87% Cholesterol
86% Polyunsaturated fat
84% Vitamin C
Explanation: The given food contains more Potassium than 90% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Potassium than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Sodium, Cholesterol, Polyunsaturated fat, and Vitamin C.

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 10% 63% 26% 55% 55% 100% 20% 60% 34% 49% 41%
Calcium: 32 mg of 1,000 mg 3%
Iron: 1.67 mg of 8 mg 21%
Magnesium: 36 mg of 420 mg 9%
Phosphorus: 128 mg of 700 mg 18%
Potassium: 622 mg of 3,400 mg 18%
Sodium: 764 mg of 2,300 mg 33%
Zinc: 0.7 mg of 11 mg 6%
Copper: 0.18 mg of 1 mg 20%
Manganese: 0.26 mg of 2 mg 11%
Selenium: 8.9 µg of 55 µg 16%
Choline: 74.2 mg of 550 mg 13%

Mineral chart - relative view

Potassium
622 mg
TOP 10%
Sodium
764 mg
TOP 10%
Magnesium
36 mg
TOP 28%
Copper
0.18 mg
TOP 33%
Calcium
32 mg
TOP 43%
Iron
1.67 mg
TOP 44%
Manganese
0.26 mg
TOP 47%
Phosphorus
128 mg
TOP 57%
Choline
74.2 mg
TOP 58%
Zinc
0.7 mg
TOP 61%
Selenium
8.9 µg
TOP 61%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 5% 9% 93% 40% 40% 32% 46% 104% 31% 37% 7%
Vitamin A: 113 IU of 5,000 IU 2%
Vitamin E : 0.23 mg of 15 mg 2%
Vitamin D: 0.3 µg of 10 µg 3%
Vitamin C: 27.6 mg of 90 mg 31%
Vitamin B1: 0.158 mg of 1 mg 13%
Vitamin B2: 0.173 mg of 1 mg 13%
Vitamin B3: 1.672 mg of 16 mg 10%
Vitamin B5: 0.757 mg of 5 mg 15%
Vitamin B6: 0.448 mg of 1 mg 34%
Folate: 41 µg of 400 µg 10%
Vitamin B12: 0.29 µg of 2 µg 12%
Vitamin K: 2.7 µg of 120 µg 2%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin C
27.6 mg
TOP 16%
Vitamin B6
0.448 mg
TOP 28%
Folate
41 µg
TOP 37%
Vitamin B1
0.158 mg
TOP 38%
Vitamin A
113 IU
TOP 41%
Vitamin B5
0.757 mg
TOP 43%
Vitamin D
0.3 µg
TOP 50%
Vitamin B2
0.173 mg
TOP 52%
Vitamin B12
0.29 µg
TOP 55%
Vitamin B3
1.672 mg
TOP 61%
Vitamin K
2.7 µg
TOP 61%
Vitamin E
0.23 mg
TOP 73%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 94% 69% 60% 49% 56% 40% 52% 61% 61%
Tryptophan: 87 mg of 280 mg 31%
Threonine: 240 mg of 1,050 mg 23%
Isoleucine: 280 mg of 1,400 mg 20%
Leucine: 442 mg of 2,730 mg 16%
Lysine: 389 mg of 2,100 mg 19%
Methionine: 137 mg of 1,050 mg 13%
Phenylalanine: 300 mg of 1,750 mg 17%
Valine: 369 mg of 1,820 mg 20%
Histidine: 141 mg of 700 mg 20%

Fat type information

2.496% 3.73% 7.516%
Saturated Fat: 2.496 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.73 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.516 g

All nutrients for Potato pancake per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Net carbs N/A 28% 24.51g 2.2 times less than Chocolate Chocolate
Protein 14% 57% 6.08g 2.2 times more than Broccoli Broccoli
Fats 23% 23% 14.76g 2.3 times less than Cheese Cheese
Carbs 9% 28% 27.81g Equal to Rice Rice
Calories 13% 35% 268kcal 5.7 times more than Orange Orange
Starch 9% 91% 20.88g 1.4 times more than Potato Potato
Fructose 1% 88% 0.56g 10.5 times less than Apple Apple
Sugar N/A 61% 1.79g 5 times less than Coca-Cola Coca-Cola
Fiber 13% 25% 3.3g 1.4 times more than Orange Orange
Calcium 3% 43% 32mg 3.9 times less than Milk Milk
Iron 21% 44% 1.67mg 1.6 times less than Beef Beef
Magnesium 9% 28% 36mg 3.9 times less than Almond Almond
Phosphorus 18% 57% 128mg 1.4 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Potassium 18% 10% 622mg 4.2 times more than Cucumber Cucumber
Sodium 33% 10% 764mg 1.6 times more than White Bread White Bread
Zinc 6% 61% 0.7mg 9 times less than Beef Beef
Copper 20% 33% 0.18mg 1.3 times more than Shiitake Shiitake
Vitamin A 2% 41% 113IU 147.8 times less than Carrot Carrot
Vitamin E 2% 73% 0.23mg 6.3 times less than Kiwifruit Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 3% 50% 0.3µg 7.3 times less than Egg Egg
Vitamin C 31% 16% 27.6mg 1.9 times less than Lemon Lemon
Vitamin B1 13% 38% 0.16mg 1.7 times less than Pea Pea
Vitamin B2 13% 52% 0.17mg 1.3 times more than Avocado Avocado
Vitamin B3 10% 61% 1.67mg 5.7 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 15% 43% 0.76mg 1.5 times less than Sunflower seed Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 34% 28% 0.45mg 3.8 times more than Oat Oat
Folate 10% 37% 41µg 1.5 times less than Brussels sprout Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 12% 55% 0.29µg 2.4 times less than Pork Pork
Vitamin K 2% 61% 2.7µg 37.6 times less than Broccoli Broccoli
Tryptophan 0% 80% 0.09mg 3.5 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 81% 0.24mg 3 times less than Beef Beef
Isoleucine 0% 81% 0.28mg 3.3 times less than Salmon Salmon
Leucine 0% 83% 0.44mg 5.5 times less than Tuna Tuna
Lysine 0% 78% 0.39mg 1.2 times less than Tofu Tofu
Methionine 0% 80% 0.14mg 1.4 times more than Quinoa Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 82% 0.3mg 2.2 times less than Egg Egg
Valine 0% 80% 0.37mg 5.5 times less than Soybean Soybean
Histidine 0% 83% 0.14mg 5.3 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Cholesterol 32% 13% 95mg 3.9 times less than Egg Egg
Saturated Fat 12% 42% 2.5g 2.4 times less than Beef Beef
Monounsaturated Fat N/A 39% 3.73g 2.6 times less than Avocado Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat N/A 14% 7.52g 6.3 times less than Walnut Walnut

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 268
% Daily Value*
23%
Total Fat 15g
9%
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat g
32%
Cholesterol 95mg
33%
Sodium 764mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate 28g
12%
Dietary Fiber 3g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 6g
Vitamin D 11mcg 2%

Calcium 32mg 3%

Iron 2mg 25%

Potassium 622mg 18%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
limit break
 ⓘ Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
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No Trans Fats
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 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
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Low in Saturated Fats
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 ⓘ Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
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Low in Sodium
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 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
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 ⓘ While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Potato pancake nutrition infographic

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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170092/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.