To make boxty you need to scrape potatoes and mix with something like wholemeal flour and some salt. The mixture is then kneaded well, cut into 4 pieces and placed on a hearth griddle. There must be a good fire under the cake to make sure it bakes well. It must cook for about half an hour.
Killeeneen More, Craughwell, Co. Galway
Collector: Mary Kate Kelly, Caheradine, Co. Galway
Informant: John O’Loughnan, Killeeneen More, Co. Galway
Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’, www.duchas.ie