Shortcake

Shortcake

Shortcake

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup barley flour
  • 1 cup all-purpose white flour
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter or margarine
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup milk

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Spray a baking sheet and set aside.
  • In a large bowl whisk together barley flour, all-purpose flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  • Cut in butter and combine until mixture resembles coarse crumbles.
  • Add in milk, egg, and vanilla. Mix until well combined and shape dough into a ball. Cut dough into 6 even pieces.
  • Place evenly on the baking sheet and place in oven. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and top with toppings of your choice. Serve immediately and enjoy!
No-Bake Granola Bars

No-Bake Granola Bars

No-Bake Granola Bars

Packed with nutrients and no-bake make these granola bars a treat for the whole family!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Servings 12 bars

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups barley flakes
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup nut butter of your choice
  • 1/4 cup honey

Instructions
 

  • Combine barley flakes, nuts, chocolate chips, and dried cranberries in a large bowl and mix until combined.
  • Add the nut butter and honey and stir until combined.
  • Take an 8x8 baking pan and line with aluminum foil. Spoon the mixture into the dish and flatten with the back of a spoon. Compact well, the more compact it is, the less likely it will crumble.
  • Cover and place in the freezer for one hour. Remove from the freezer, take out from the pan, remove the aluminum foil and cut into bars. Serve immediately or wrap individually and store in the fridge.
Crepes

Crepes

Crepes

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 8 crepes

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup BARLEY flour
  • 1.5 cups milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • pinch of salt

Instructions
 

  • Add all ingredients into a blender and blitz until well mixed, scraping down the sides in between. The batter should be thin and runny.
  • Set in the fridge for 30 minutes to let air bubbles release.
  • Heat a frying pan over medium-high heat. Lightly grease the pan. Pour 1/4 cup of batter into the pan quickly, swirling the batter around the base until it evenly covers the entire surface.
  • Cook until lightly brown, 1-2 minutes. Watch carefully and flip crepe when ready, not always based on the time.
  • Flip the crepe with a spatula and allow the other side to lightly brown.
  • Remove from pan and begin the process again until all the batter is cooked.
  • Serve hot and enjoy with the toppings of your choice!
Baked Barley Flake

Baked Barley Flake

Baked Barley Flake

Simple, nutritious, and a treat the whole family will enjoy!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings 9 slices

Ingredients
  

  • 3 cups barley flakes
  • 1.5 cups milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray an 8x8 baking dish. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together milk, eggs, brown sugar, butter, baking powder, vanilla, cinnamon, and salt. Mix in barley flakes
  • Pour into prepared pan and spread evenly. Bake for 25-35 minutes or until set and golden on top.
  • Let cool then cut into squares and serve with your choice of toppings. Enjoy!
Berry Barley Flake Crumble Bars

Berry Barley Flake Crumble Bars

Berry Barley Flake Crumble Bars

Servings 12 bars

Ingredients
  

Crust & Crumble Topping

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted 1 stick
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup barley flakes
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar, packed

Berry Layer

  • 2 cups berries frozen or fresh
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp cornstarch

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350F. Line an 8x8 inch pan with aluminum foil and spray.

Crust & Crumble Topping

  • Mix together melted butter, flour, oats, and sugars until well combined, Mixture will be dry with some larger, well-formed crumble pieces.
  • Set 1 heaping cup of mixture aside to be used as crumble topping later.
  • Pour remaining mixture into prepared pan and pack to create a smooth, flat crust. Set aside.

Berry Layer

  • In a large bowl add all ingredients and toss to combine.
  • Evenly distribute berry mixture over crust in pan.
  • Evenly sprinkle with the heaping cup crumble mixture.

Baking the Bars

  • Bake for approximately 45-55 minute or until edges and center are set. If using frozen berries, baking time will be closer to 55 minutes. Monitor carefully to determine doneness.
  • Set on a wire rack and allow to cool for at least 30 minutes before cutting or they will fall apart.
Carrot, Apple & Honey Cookies

Carrot, Apple & Honey Cookies

Carrot, Apple & Honey Cookies

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 3 dozen

Ingredients
  

  • 1 1/4 cup BARLEY flour
  • 1 cup BARLEY flakes
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup liquid honey
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 cup carrot, shredded
  • 1/2 cup apple. shredded

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl, combine barley flour, barley flakes, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat butter and honey until blended. Beat in egg and vanilla.
  • Slowly add dry ingredients; beat until combined. Stir in carrot and apple.
  • Drop dough by tablespoonfuls onto cookie sheets. Bake for 10 minutes or until light golden brown.

Notes

Recipe adapted from GoBarley