Hand & Electric Bench Top Cereal Flakers for gentle rolling Oats and other grains. As you turn the handle, the grains are pulled between the rollers. The pressure exerted by the rollers flattens the grains into flakes as they pass through. Producing your own cereal flakes allows you to control the ingredients and ensure they are free from additives, preservatives, and excessive sugars or salts, thus potentially increasing the nutritional value of your breakfast. In addition, cereal flakes can also be used for baking purposes, ensuring the freshest possible ingredients.