Maggie’s Oat Cakes

2 cups Oatmeal
1 cup Flour
1/4 cup Brown sugar
1/4 cup stevia
1/3 cup canola oil
1/4 teaspoon Baking soda
1/4 cup water boiling

Combine oatmeal. flour, sugar, and stevia ingredients, then rub in oil to evenly distribute.
Dissolve baking soda in the boiling water and add to oat mixture, continuing to mix until well distributed.
Press into a 9×9 inch, greased, baking pan and bake at 400F for 10 minutes.

“This recipe comes from the county where the Scots first landed in Canada (and where my dad was born.) To quote the author, “Our Scottish ancestors used “real” oatmeal when they made their favourite oatcakes. However sugar did creep in, as indicated by this 75 year old recipe. (The book was published in 1971 so the recipe would be form the year 1894.)” My recipe is derived from the Pictou County Oat Cakes recipe in this book, I’ve altered it considerably.

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