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Russ Myers


A husky Scottish griddlecake made with oatmeal

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24 Griddle Cakes
10 Min
12 Min


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4 1/4 C Uncooked oatmeal (not quick cooking)
2 tsp Salt
1 tsp Baking soda
1/4 C Melted bacon drippings (or lard)
1 C Very hot water

How to Make Bannocks


  • 1Preheat griddle over moderately high heat while you mix bannocks, or if using an electric griddle, preheat to 400 F. Place 4 cups oatmeal in a mixing bowl; buzz the rest in an electric blender at high speed until moderately fine, then reserve to use in rolling out dough.Add remaining ingredients to bowl and mix well. Knead on a board lightly dusted with the fine oatmeal for 1 minute, roll 1/4” thick, and cut into rounds with a 3” cutter. Cook on an ungreased griddle 5 to 6 minutes per side or until lightly browned and cooked through.Serve hot with plenty of butter.

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About Bannocks

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast, Flatbreads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Scandinavian

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