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A moist and delicious bread cooked on the griddle. My mother enjoys this for dinner too!

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 87 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 2.9 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.3g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 3.1 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 23 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 65 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. In a medium mixing bowl, sift together flour and baking powder. Add the remaining ingredients and stir to combine.
  2. Heat a lightly oiled griddle or frying pan over medium high heat. Pour or scoop the batter onto the griddle, using approximately 1/4 cup for each cake. Cook until bubbles form in the cakes. Flip and cook the other side. Serve warm with syrup or jam.
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evansrabbitranch
3
11/11/2010

I added 2 table spoons apple pie spice, and 1.5 teaspoons of vanilla. It was still rather bland. We dipped them in maple syrup. It seems most recipes with oatmeal in them require more seasoning than recipes with out it to make them taste good. Also, not very filling but good to use in a meal with other things or as a snack.

SMEDSTAD1
2
4/4/2005

I was looking for a savory bread that would use the last of my oatmeal and accompany curried vegetable soup. This recipe looked like a good start. I use whole grains for health reasons and risked using whole wheat in this recipe. I also had to cut it in half as it is just my husband and me. I don't know how to cut an egg in half so I used a whole large one, the extra moisture worked well with the whole wheat. Then I eliminated the applesauce and substituted water; added 1/2 tsp. sweet basil (although thyme may have stood up better to the whole wheat), 1/2 tsp. salt (that was just a little too much), and 10 cranks on the pepper mill (would add more next time). I will also try olive oil instead of butter in the next batch. In order to obtain a dough consistency I had to throw it into my food processor, which worked well although the dough is sticky--probably my whole wheat addition. Preparing the dough was really quick. We liked the little cakes. This savory version is very dense and rustic which we like. If you're looking for something more delicate and elegant, my version is not it. I would make this again with the mentioned revisions. Thanks for the heart healthy recipe.

Patricia Bradford
1
4/27/2013

I was looking for a healthy, no bake shortcake with oatmeal for my homegrown strawberries. This recipe was perfect. Too hot to bake, and needing oatmeal to counterbalance a very cheesy macaroni and cheese dinner, this recipe fit the bill. I did add 1 tsp each of sugar, vanilla and maple syrup after reading reviews. I also didn't have any applesauce so used canola oil instead. I only got 7 cakes out of mix, tho. Thank you Sal.