The Making of Potato Cake

Killeeneen More, Craughwell, Co. Galway

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To make potato cake the people would wash and boil some potatoes. When boiled they would mix with a little flour ‘a pinch of salt and a little soda’ and then roll flat and shape into squares. They would be baked on a griddle for about 25 minutes. Old people called the first square of the cake “cheachru na chacha”,

Killeeneen More, Craughwell, Co. Galway

Collector: Josie Cloonan, Caherfurvaus, Co. Galway

Informant: Peter Cloonan, Caherfurvaus, Co. Galway

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

This page was added on 25/04/2017.

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