What to do with leftover oatcakes

Oatcakes make a great crunchy topping or a cheesecake base. Discover how to use up leftover oatcakes and incorporate them into your dishes with these tasty recipes.

What to do with leftover oatcakes

Recipes using oatcakes

How to use up leftover oatcakes

  • Crunchy soup topper
    Whizz leftover oatcakes briefly in a food processor or mini chopper to form coarse crumbs (or bash in a sealed food bag with a rolling pin), then mix with grated gruyére cheese and a few fresh white breadcrumbs. Sprinkle on top of onion soup, then grill until the cheese melts and turns golden (make sure the bowl is ovenproof).
  • Scandi canapé
    Combine créme fraîche, lemon juice, snipped fresh chives and a little  horseradish, then spoon onto oatcakes. Top with smoked salmon or smoked mackerel.
  • Quick cheese course
    Spread a little redcurrant jelly on an oatcake, top with a slice of pear or apple, then finish with a generous slice of brie or camembert. Put under a hot grill for a few minutes until the cheese has melted and the fruit has a little colour.

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