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easy oatcakes by larderlove

Super Easy Traditional Scottish Oatcakes

These super easy Scottish oatcakes are perfect with cheese, butter and jam or with a bowl of soup and super healthy too!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course baking
Cuisine Scottish
Calories 169 kcal


  • 225 g oatmeal fine to medium atmeal
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 6 tbsp hot water
  • 1 tbsp butter melted


  • preheat oven to 160C and grease and line a baking tray
  • Put all dry ingredients into a large bowl and make a well in the centre
  • Add the melted butter and start mixing into the dry ingredients adding a little hot water as you mix
  • once you have a dough roll into a ball and wrap in cling film and pop into the fridge for half an hour
  • roll out on lightly floured surface to 2mm thick and cut into rounds with a cookie cutter
  • bake for 25-30 minutes or until lightly golden and cool on a wire rack


These oatcakes will keep for a few days in a sealed tin. You can freeze the dough for up to 3 months


Calories: 169kcalCarbohydrates: 28gProtein: 6gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 342mgPotassium: 178mgFiber: 4gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 25IUCalcium: 40mgIron: 2mg
Keyword oatcakes
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