Native Biscuit Bread

Total Time
50mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
30 mins

This recipe for Bannock (BA-nick) is from "Extending the Table" and is posted for ZWT4. For a healthier version use half whole wheat flour.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Combine all ingredients and mix to form a stiff dough.
  3. Knead on a floured susrface, adding additional flour, if necessary.
  4. Form into a round or oblong loaf, about 1 inch high.
  5. Bake on a greased baking sheet approximately 30 minutes, or fry in a frypan in a little hot oil.
  6. Serve warm with margarine and jam or honey.
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4 5

I just made a half batch and cooked half of that. I made it in my mixer with the dough hook and it mixed perfectly. The outside was hard and crusty and the inside was soft. The texture was a little more dense than I had hoped....however it was good. Dough holds well to the next day. The picture I put up shows oven baked on the left and skillet cooked on the right.

5 5

This will replace the banock recipe I was formerly using. This produces a nice textured bread that is easy to prepare. The outside is firm and crispy, while the inside is nice and soft. I cooked half the recipe in a cast iron skillet on the stove, and the other half in the oven. Both methods work well, but I think I prefer the oven version. Thanks so much.

4 5

Easy to make! I'm making it for some friends who just had a baby so I won't get a chance to try it - hopefully it's not too stiff, but from the other review it sounds as if it's nice and soft on the inside.