Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
- 1 cup flour
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 3/4 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 3 tablespoons butter (small flakes)
- 3/4 cup uncooked oatmeal flakes
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup buttermilk
Preheat your oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit, 220 degrees Celsius.
Grease a baking sheet.
Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a bowl.
Add butter flakes, cutting them in with a knife until the mixture becomes crumbly.
Add oats and mix well.
Beat the egg with the buttermilk in a separate bowl.
Make a "well" in the dry ingredients, then pour in the egg mixture and mix all with a fork until the crumbs hold together.
Form the dough into a ball and knead (on a floured surface). Add flour if the mass is still too sticky to work with.
Form the doughball into a round bread and place it on the baking sheet.
Score a cross into the bread (do not cut through).
Bake for fifteeen to twenty minutes, the bread should be medium brown.