Nova Scotia Oatcakes

Ingredients & Directions

3 c Rolled oats; not instant
3 c Flour, all purpose;sifted
1 c Brown sugar
1 ts Baking soda
2 ts -Salt
1 1/2 c Shortening
2/3 c -Cold water, up to 3/4 cup

Combine oats, flour, sugar, soda and salt. Cut in the shortening with a
pastry blender or 2 knives until the mixture is crumbly. Using a fork,
gradually add enough water for moisture to form a ball. Roll out 1/4″ thick
on a lightly floured board. Cut into circles and place on greased baking
sheet. Bake at 350F for 15 minutes. Yield about 4 dozen, depending on spoon

SOURCE: _Classic Canadian Cooking_ by Elizabeth Baird


1 Servings

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