Beltane Oat Cakes

Stormy Stewart


Oatcakes are a part of the Beltane ceremony. The roundness is symbolic of the life-giving sun. During Beltane a bonfire is kept going all night long. Pieces of the cake are thrown into the fire as an offering.

Begin by blessing these cakes in a prayer of gratitude, giving thanks to the Goddess and God for their abundance.


We are each a part of the joyous circle of love.
As we cast the bread into the fire
We fuse together into the One Being,
That always was and always will be.

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3 c
old fashioned rolled oats
1/3 c
1 tsp
fresh minced sage
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
1 stick
butter (1/2 cup)


1In sauce pan heat butter and water until melted. remove from heat and let cool. Mix in remaining ingredients. Mix to a dough-like consistancy. Pat the dough into a circle, about 8 in. on an ungreased baking sheet. bake 3:50` for about 40 min.

2Or you can bake them into snaller cakes. My dog loves these as do the squirrels.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy