A soda cake is made by flour, sour milk and soda. Mix the ingredients in a basin and bake it in the oven adding some coals over the top and underneath until it is baked
The oats are ground in the mill and the meal is wet and then baked in front of the fire.
Ballyroe, Co. Galway
Collector: Paddy Patterson, Springfield, Williamstown, Co. Galway
Informant: Patrick Patterson
Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’, www.duchas.ie