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