Lemon Oat Bars


Preparation info

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Appears in

A Taste of Scotland’s Islands

A Taste of Scotland’s Islands

By Sue Lawrence

Published 2019

  • About

Martin Whitmore, one of the Luing island bakers, makes this recipe at least once a week for the Atlantic Centre’s Centre in Cullipool. It is one of the most popular bakes.


For the crumble

  • 160 g plain flour
  • 100 g porridge oats
  • 110


Make the crumble by mixing the flour, oats, butter, sugar, bicarbonate of soda and salt in a food processor until just combined, or rub in by hand.

Tip half of the crumble into the baking tin (a square deep baking tin 20cm square, lined so it comes up two sides for easy removal of the bake once cooked) then press down firmly and bake at