Seedy Oatcakes Recipe

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Photo of a seeded oatcakes
Preparation Time20 mins
Cooking Time20 mins


  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/160C fan/350/Gas 4. In a large bowl mix together the oatmeal, porridge oats, black pepper, salt and seeds. Pour over the olive oil and mix until combined.

  2. Add 150ml (5oz) of warm water adding a little more if necessary to bring it to a firm dough.

  3. Dust a surface and two baking sheets with flour. Roll out the dough to 6mm (¼in) then cut out 24 rounds with a 7cm (2¾in) cookie cutter.

  4. Place on the prepared baking sheets and transfer to the oven for 20 minutes. Cool on a wire rack and serve with cheese & chutney. Store in an airtight container.


  • 150g (5oz) medium oatmeal
  • 150g (5oz) porridge oats
  • 100g (4oz) plain flour
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 50g (2oz) Seeds (mix of sunflower, poppy seeds & sesame)
  • 100ml (3fl oz) olive oil
Top Tip for making Seedy Oatcakes

Before baking roll the edges of the oatcakes through a shallow saucer of water. Then roll through poppy seeds to coat the edges. Bake as normal