Peel potatoes; grate or run through fine food chopper. Add remaining ingredients and mix to combine.
Heat shortening in a skillet (about 1/4-inch deep). Spoon pancake batter into hot shortening. Sauté until brown on one side; turn and brown the other side. Drain on paper towel or cloth and serve piping hot with applesauce.
Helpful Hint: Amount of flour will vary with the water content of the potatoes.Makes 4 Source: