Making an Oaten Cake

Lettera, Co. Galway

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To make a cake of this kind 2 plates of oaten meal were placed in a basin with some sugar and a pinch of soda. This was left on a breadboard and flattened out and then under a fire until it stiffened and after coals were placed under the grid-iron and the cake placed on top.

Lettera, Co. Galway

Collector: Delia Moylan, Meelick, Co. Galway

Informant: Mary Moylan, Meelick, Co. Galway

Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’, www.duchas.ie

This page was added on 25/04/2017.

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