• 8 oz fine or medium oatmeal
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 3 fl oz water
  • a good pinch of salt
  • 1 dsp melted butter or vegetable oil


  1. Put the oatmeal, salt and baking soda into a bowl.
  2. Make a well in the centre and pour in the melted butter or oil.
  3. Make a stiff paste with hot water.
  4. Knead and roll out as thinkly as possible.
  5. Cut into triangles and bake them on a griddle or in a moderately hot oven - 400F until the ends curl up and the cakes are crisp.  20 -30 minutes.