beltane oat cakes

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By Stormy Stewart
from Mio, MI

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. Say: 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.

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
prep time 5 Min
cook time 40 Min

Ingredients For beltane oat cakes

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

How To Make beltane oat cakes

  • 1
    In 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.
  • 2
    Or you can bake them into snaller cakes. My dog loves these as do the squirrels.

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