White's Oats

Oaty Wheaten Cob with Treacle


Serve this rich, delicious high fibre cob warm with soup or simply with butter and jam.

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Cooking time: 50 minutes

Makes 1

Ingredients

  • 75g (3oz) White’s Speedicook Porridge Oats
  • 225g (8oz) wholemeal flour
  • 35g (1oz) demerara sugar
  • Good pinch of salt
  • 75g (3oz) self raising flour
  • 1 and a half tsps baking soda
  • 40g (1oz) butter
  • 1 tbsp treacle
  • 250ml buttermilk

Method

Set oven to 220*c/fan oven 200*c/Gas mark 7. Place the oats, wholemeal flour, sugar and salt in a bowl. Sift in the baking soda and self raising flour.

Melt the treacle and butter together and cool to room temperature. Make a well in the centre of the dry mixture and add the treacle mixture and buttermilk.

Mix to a loose dough. Turn onto a floured surface. Knead lightly into a ball and transfer to a floured baking tray.

Flatten slightly and make a cross in the centre with a knife.

Bake at 220*c for 10 minutes then lower the heat to 140*c for a further 40 minutes or until the bottom of the loaf sounds hollow when tapped.

Cool on a wire rack. 


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