Aberdeen Butteries

Recipe by Queen Dana
READY IN: 45mins




  • Make a paste from the yeast, sugar and a wee bit of the warm water and set aside.
  • Mix the flour and the salt together. Once the yeast has bubbled up add this and mix well to a dough and leave to rise.
  • Cream the butter and lard and divide into three portions.
  • Once the dough has doubled in size give it a good knead then roll into a rectangle about 1cm thick.
  • Then spread one portion of the butter mixture over two thirds of the dough.
  • Fold the remining third of the dough over onto the butter mixture and fold the other bit over - giving three layers. Roll this back to the original size.
  • Allow to cool for 40 minutes.
  • Repeat stages 5-7 twice more.
  • Cut the dough into 16 pieces and shape each to a rough circle and place on baking trays.
  • Set aside to rise for about 45 minutes then bake at 200c for 15 minutes.