SCOTTISH OATCAKES

Ellen Bales

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If you're looking for food from Scotland you can't ignore the oatcake. This is what Scots have with their tea. Not only delicious, but full of fiber and good for you!
Recipe & photo: hubpages.com


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Serves:

A lot

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

5 c
oatmeal
1 c
all purpose flour
1/2 to 1 c
brown sugar
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 to 1 c
softened butter or shortening
1/2 to 1 c
water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a very large bowl, mix the first six ingredients together.
2
Sprinkle water, a little at a time, over mixed dry ingredients and work mixture with your hands until a ball forms.
3
Press into a buttered 9x13" pan until mixture is 1/2" to 1" thick.
4
Bake in a preheated 325-degree oven until golden brown, or about 30 minutes.
5
NOTE: May be served warm with butter or butter and hot syrup, either as a tea cake or as a breakfast bread. They may also be served cold with butter or jam.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: UK/Ireland
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian