McIntosh Oatcakes Recipe

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Try this recipe to create the perfect accompaniment for McIntosh Stovies, delicious Scottish Oatcakes! This straight forward recipe is easy to perfect and takes just 5 minutes to prepare, so give it a go and enjoy your McIntosh Stovies with a side serving

Preparation time: 5
Cooking time: 15

Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 4


200 g haggis
100 g plain flour
4 eggs lightly beaten
150 g brioche crumbs
3 tbsp vegetable oil
40 g butter
Seasoning to taste


1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/fan160°C/gas 4.

2. Sift the flour, baking powder and salt into a bowl, then mix in the oatmeal.

3. Rub in the butter until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

4. Add 6 tablespoons of cold water, mix to a soft dough and knead until smooth.

5. Roll out on a work surface sprinkled with oatmeal to about 5mm thick, then cut out about 30 circles of dough with a 5cm round cookie cutter.

6. Put on 2 baking sheets and bake for 15 minutes, until just golden. Leave to cool on a wire rack.


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