Selkirk Bannock

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READY IN: 3hrs 5mins
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 1 bannock
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a small saucepan, heat the milk to simmering and remove from heat.
  • Mix in the butter and stir until melted, and then let cool until lukewarm.
  • In a large bowl, mix the flour, sugar, yeast and salt.
  • Stir lukewarm milk into the flour mixture until soft dough is formed.
  • Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic, about 5 minutes.
  • Lightly oil a large bowl, place the dough in the bowl and turn to coat with oil.
  • Cover with a damp cloth and let rise in a warm place until doubled in volume, about 1 hour.
  • Deflate the dough and turn it out onto a lightly floured surface.
  • Knead in sultanas and shape into a large round loaf.
  • Place the loaf on a lightly greased baking sheet, cover with a damp cloth and let rise until doubled in volume, about 60 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  • In a small bowl, beat together egg yolk and water.
  • Brush risen loaf with egg yolk mixture, and bake until loaf is golden and bottom sounds hollow when tapped, about 40 minutes.
  • Transfer to a wire rack to cool.
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