Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 10 mins

Brunnie (Shetland) and Broonie are both derived from the Old Norse word which refers to a thick bannock. This is a lovely light gingerbread, gorgeous with a cup of hot milky tea on a dark Scottish winter's night.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven 170°C.
  2. Combine oatmeal,salt and flour.
  3. Rub in butter,stir in sugar and ginger.
  4. In a small saucepan heat treacle gently,stir in egg. Pour into dry ingredients add buttermilk and stir thoroughly until all are well combined.
  5. Pour batter into a buttered 900g/2lb loaf tin.
  6. Bake 60-70 minutes until knife inserted in centre comes out clean.
  7. Cool on a wire rack and cool COMPLETELY before turning out.

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