12 January 2012

Recipe - Staffordshire Oatcakes

We were chatting in the office about things we used to have to eat and whether they were available. I remembered having Staffordshire Oatcakes when visiting my ex-partner's sister in Cheshire.
 
I think she bought them in and have an idea it was from the Co-op or possibly a butcher's shop locally.  I had a look on the net and came across a few differing recipes but this is the most like what we used to eat, usually with melted cheese or even sausages and beans. 
 
 
Ingredients:
  • 225g fine oatmeal
  • 225g wholewheat or plain flour
  • 1tsp salt
  • 15g yeast
  • 450ml warm milk
  • 450ml warm water
  • 1tsp sugar

 Method: 

  1. Mix the water and milk together.
  2. Mix the salt to the flour and oatmeal in a large bowl.
  3. Dissolve the yeast with a little warm liquid and add the sugar. Allow the mixture to become frothy.
  4. Mix the dry ingredients with the yeast liquid to make a batter adding the remainder of the warm liquid.
  5. Cover the batter with a clean cloth and leave in a warm place for about an hour.
  6. Pour out enough batter on a well-greased griddle to make an oatcake of about 22cm. The surface will be covered in holes as it cooks.
  7. Flip the oatcake after 2-3 minutes when the top side has a dry appearance and the underneath is a golden brown colour and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
YUM YUM!!!

2 comments:

Trobairitz said...

Mmmmm, sounds interesting.

Paul Devall said...

I called in the supermarket on the way home from work, fired with enthusiasm and couldn't find oatmeal.

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