6 medium potatoes, scrubbed
1 medium onion
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1⁄3 cup flour
1⁄2 teaspoon salt
cooking oil or bacon fat
Grate potatoes and onion. Stir in eggs, flour, nutmeg and salt immediately.
In preheated electric frying pan (350 F)or frying pan over medium high stove-top, add cooking oil or bacon fat--about 2 T per batch.
Using a one/third-cup metal measuring cup, scoop up some potato-onion mixture, and spread in a circle in the pan.
Flatten out a bit, to about a 5-inch thin cake. Fry for about 2 minutes per side until golden-brown and crispy around edges.
Transfer cakes to a warm plate or keep warm in the oven. Best when served immediately.
Serve with applesauce, honey, or butter with salt & pepper.