Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is an adopted recipe. The original introduction stated "Bannock is a Native Indian fry bread. Simple and quick to make. This recipe comes from a magazine article. The woman who taught the author of the article to make bannock said that "rich Indians add raisins to their bannock"."

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix flour, baking powder, sugar and salt together.
  2. Mix with enough water so that the mixture becomes a dough.
  3. Form into 4-6 large, thick patties.
  4. Fry on lightly oiled frying pan, turning when the bottom is golden.
  5. (You may also bake in the oven.) Good served warm.
  6. If desired, spread with honey, jam, butter, or peanut butter.
  7. Traditionally bannock would have been made with whatever ingredients were on hand.
  8. For example, adding blueberries if they're in season.
  9. This freezes well. Freeze, already baked, in a labeled ziploc bag with the air squeezed out as much as possible. To serve, bring to room temperature by removing from the bag and letting rest on the counter for a few hours. SPeed up the process, by baking or microwaving until the desired temperature is reached.


Most Helpful

This was so easy and nice when there's nothing else for breakfast. It's like a pancake-english muffin hybrid. I tried it as written and it was great (my 3 year old loved it too), and I tried it with less sugar, served to dip in stew - also tasty! I think different additions would be really nice - perfect when you need bread in a hurry!

Seedbeads November 28, 2009

This was delicious! I made 1/4 of the recipe for just myself, using equal parts whole wheat and all-purpose flours. I added stevia instead of sugar and fried it with butter. This made 1 dense, chewy patty that looked like a pancake. I remember enjoying these at camp and I still like them now. I prefer a thick patty, so next time I'll form a thicker one that isn't as wide. Overall it was an excellent breakfast and I'll definitely be making this again, thanks!

haven't the slightest September 16, 2010

Just like I remembered it! I hadn't had this since I was a little girl at Girl Guide camp, it was lovely with Jam !

Phoenix 0880 June 07, 2010

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