Moist oat and bran cake

Moist oat and bran cake


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About this recipe: A lovely alternative to oatmeal cookies, a lightly spiced cake with porridge oats and whole bran cereal. Healthy elements in a light, sweet batter which can also be used to make muffins. Either way, a moist and nutritious delight!

Carol Farrington

Serves: 24 

  • 360ml boiling water
  • 40g porridge oats
  • 15g whole bran cereal, such as All-Bran®
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 220g light brown soft sugar
  • 100g margarine
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 190g plain flour

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:55min 

  1. Pour boiling water over oats and bran cereal, and let stand 10 minutes.
  2. Combine the remaining ingredients, and add oat mixture to them. Pour mixture into two 20cm or 23cm cake tins.
  3. Bake at 180 C / Gas 4 for 30 to 40 minutes. To make muffins, bake about 15 minutes, or until skewer comes out clean.

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