Oatcake biscuits

    40 min

    These lovely Scottish oatcake biscuits are really easy to make and versatile. Enjoy as a savoury snack with a mature cheese and some pickle, or smothered in honey or jam.

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    Serves: 8 

    • 55g plain flour
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
    • 225g medium oatmeal
    • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
    • 25g butter
    • 25g lard
    • 2 tablespoons milk

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease a baking tray.
    2. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well with hands. Knead until a dough forms. On a floured board, roll out the dough to about 5mm thick then cut into rounds using a biscuit cutter. Place on the prepared baking tray.
    3. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes until lightly browned. Remove from the oven and cool before enjoying as a sweet or savoury snack.

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    Delicious! We enjoyed ours with cheese and pickle!  -  27 Apr 2015