Plain oatcakes

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Plain oatcakes

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Great with a cup of tea

These are the cheesy version
Servings:Serves 2
Calories per serving:196
Ready in:25 minutes
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:10 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:Chef
First published:20th September 2012

Delicious with sweet or savoury items, these oatcakes are simple to make.


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Mise en place

  • Preheat the oven to 204° C (400° F - Gas 6)


  1. Grease a baking tray and line with greaseproof paper
  2. Melt a tablespoon of lard in a bowl and add the fry ingredients, mix well
  3. Add 5 tablespoons of boiling water and mix. Using a palette knife fold the mixture until a dough starts to form
  4. Sprinkle a little oatmeal on a board, cut the dough into two and roll each half out into rounds, about 5 cm (1/2") thick
  5. Score into farls
  6. Bake in the oven for about 10 minutes or until golden brown
  7. Cool on a rack before eating

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