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Cape Breton Oatcakes

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Category: Breads

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Flour;all purpose
  • 2 c Rolled oats
  • 1 c Brown sugar;packed
  • 2 ts Baking powder
  • 1/2 ts -Salt
  • 1 c Shortening
  • 1/2 c -Cold water


2 c Oatmeal; scotch type*
1 c Flour;all purpose
2 ts Sugar, granulated
2 ts Baking powder
1/4 ts -Salt
1/3 c Shortening; or lard or
-bacon fat
1/4 c -Cold water

Sweet version: Stir together flour, oats, sugar, baking powder and salt;
rub in shoetening with fingertips. Mix in water with fork, until ball
forms; divide in half.
On a floured surface, roll out each half to 1/4 inch (5 mm) thickness.
Cut into 2 1/2 inch (6 squares), then into triangles. Bake on lightly
greased baking sheets in 350F oven for 15 minutes or till lightly browned.
Transfer to racks to cool. MAKES: 60

Savory Variation: (to serve with cheese) Mix 2 cups Scotch-type oatmeal, 1
cup all-purpose flour, 2 tsp each granulated sugar and baking powder, and
1/4 tsp salt. Work in 1/3 cup shortening, lard or bacon fat. Add 1/4 cup
cold water. Proceed as above.

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