Lisa UK 09-23-99 3:01 PM
4 oz. Fine oatmeal
Pinch Bicarbonate of soda
1/2 oz. Lard
1/4 pint Water
Preheat oven to 170° C/ 325° F/ Gas 3 and grease a baking sheet, if using.
Put 4 oz. oatmeal and bicarbonate of soda in a bowl.
Gently heat lard and water in a small pan until melted, then quickly pour enough of it on to dry ingredients to make a firm dough.
Roll out dough on a surface sprinkled with oatmeal until about 0.3 cm (one-eighth inch) thick.
Cut into twelve 8 cm (3 inch) rounds using a plain cutter, re-rolling if necessary.
Or cut into triangles, if preferred.
Cook oatcakes on a hot griddle, on one side only for about 5-8 minutes, until they curl and are firm.
Or place on a greased baking sheet and bake in preheated 170 °C / 325 °F / Gas 3 for 30 minutes until crisp.
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