3/4 cup flour
3/4 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons maple syrup
2 eggs
1 cup milk
2 tablespoons butter, melted


Blend dry ingredients, then add wet ones and stir. Grease skillet or griddle, heated to about 400 degrees F, and cook cakes as you would pancakes, flipping once. Serve with more syrup, or with hot fruit or cottage cheese.


Makes about 16 cakes, to serve 4.


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If you want to be authentic,

If you want to be authentic, get Scottish oatmeal, you can find it in most grocery stores. Second choice would be Quaker Oats Old-fashioned. Not as good, but it will work. 5-minute or "quick-cooking" just aren't the same critter.

I suspect the quick "5

I suspect the quick "5 minute" rolled oats would work. That is what I am going to try.

Oatcake recipe: what kind of

Oatcake recipe: what kind of oats? Oat groats? Steel-cut oats? Rolled oats? Quick-cooking oats?

Hi Ann, the recipe calls for

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Hi Ann, the recipe calls for old-fashioned rolled oats (see edit above.) Enjoy the oatcakes!