Scottish Oatcakes

Preparation info

  • 12

    oatcakes, depending on size
    • Difficulty


Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

  • About


  • 8 oz. medium oatmeal
  • ½ teasp. salt
  • pinch of bi


Mix oatmeal, salt and bicarbonate of soda in a bowl; add melted fat and enough boiling water to make a pliable but not wet dough. Knead well Sprinkle board with oatmeal and roll mixture out thinly. Cut into -in. rounds or alternatively cut into 6-