Pot cake was an oaten bread that was put down into a pot or a gruel. It could also be put into a soup. As people at the time didn’t have many potatoes pot cake could be eaten with meat.
Collector: Michael Connolly, Castleblakeney, Co. Galway
Place: Gallagh, Co. Galway
Footnote: Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’, www.duchas.ie