War Time Recipes


3oz (85gm) margarine

2oz (55gm) sugar

4oz (115gm) S.R. flour

1 level teasp baking powder

4oz (115gm) rolled oats

1 teaspoon almond essence

2 dessertspoons of golden syrup.


Set oven at 180°C Fan

Cream together the margarine, sugar, syrup and almond essence together.

Sift the flour and baking powder, add to the mixture with the rolled oats.

Mix thoroughly, if the mixture is too dry add a little milk just to bind the mixture together

Roll into 12-16 balls and put on a baking tray lined with parchment  leaving a little space for spreading.

Bake for 15-20 minute until golden brown.

Cool on baking tray before removing.