Derbyshire Oatcakes


Derbyshire Oatcakes

This recipe comes from the county of Derby (pronounced “Darby”) in the Midlands, a region in
the middle of England. Oatcakes are popular throughout the Midlands and the north, where oats
are grown. Oatcakes are a thick, biscuitlike pancake


– 1 c. oatmeal*
– 1 c. flour
– pinch salt
– ½ to 1 c. water
– 1 tbsp. baking powder


Step 1:
Mix the oatmeal, flour, and salt with the water to form a thin batter. Add the baking powder just before cooking.

Step 2:
Grease a large frying pan and heat on high. Pour cupfuls of the batter into the hot pan and cook like thick pancakes for 4 to 5 minutes on each side until golden brown.

Step 3:
Serve hot with bacon and eggs or sprinkled with lemon juice and sugar. You can also serve them later, warmed up or toasted with cheese

Food: Derbyshire Oatcakes

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