Rieska recipe

Rieska, a type of Finnish bread made with buttermilk and oatmeal.
Rieska, a type of Finnish bread made with buttermilk and oatmeal.

Rieska recipe

I got this recipe from my mother. Rieska is a type of Finnish bread we had occasionally when I was growing up. I just baked the bread shown in the photo.

Ingredients

  • 3 cup white flour
  • 1/2 cup maltex or oatmeal
  • 1/8 cup sugar
  • 2tsp baking soda
  • 1 3/4 cup buttermilk (maybe little less)
  • 1/2 cup butter

Directions

  1. Combine dry ingredients.
  2. Cut in butter.
  3. Add buttermilk.
  4. Knead a little on floured board.
  5. Sprinkle flour and knead until doesn’t stick to fingers.
  6. Grease flat pan and press dough flat.
  7. Poke all over with a fork.
  8. Bake at 425 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes.