Staffordshire Oatcakes

Makes 10-12
900ml (1½ pints) Warm Milk and Water, mixed
225g (8oz) Fine Oatmeal
225g (8oz) Wholewheat or Plain Flour
15g (½oz) Fresh Yeast (or equivalent Dried Yeast)
1 tsp Salt
1 tsp Sugar

1. Dissolve the sugar in a little of the liquid and use to mix the yeast into a smooth thin paste, then add to the remaining milk.
2. Allow to stand in a warm place until it becomes frothy.
3. Mix the oatmeal, flour and salt together in a large bowl.
4. Add the yeast mixture and remaining liquid, mix thoroughly.
5. Cover and allow to stand in a warm place for 45-60 minutes.
6. Place enough batter on a well greased griddle to produce an oatcake of approximately 20cm (8 inches) in diameter.
7. Holes will appear in the surface as it cooks.
8. Cook each side for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown.
Serve immediately.