The 'Happy Days' Big Strawberry Bannock 2014

Course: Main

Servings: 1 big bannock

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 90 minutes

Ingredients
  • Voe bakery self raising flour - 1 large bucket
  • Shetland Dairies milk - 25.5 pints
  • Strawberry crusha - 2 bottles
  • Caster sugar - 1 bag
  • Vegetable oil - good glug
Instructions
  1. The 'Happy Days' Big Strawberry Bannock 2014For a bannock this size you will likely need to construct a purpose-built oven. Concrete blocks, a galvanized steel box, chicken wire, insulating foam and some gas cannisters will make short work of this.
  2. The 'Happy Days' Big Strawberry Bannock 2014Preheat oven. Although it's not customary (or advisable) to stick your head in a gas oven - needs must.
  3. The 'Happy Days' Big Strawberry Bannock 2014Gather your mixing tools. Snow shovels are particularly useful here.
  4. The 'Happy Days' Big Strawberry Bannock 2014Pour flour into mixing tray. Funky trousers are essential for this step.
  5. The 'Happy Days' Big Strawberry Bannock 2014Pour the contents of the Strawberry Crusha bottles into the milk.
  6. The 'Happy Days' Big Strawberry Bannock 2014Make a well in the centre of the flour and pour in the sugar.
  7. The 'Happy Days' Big Strawberry Bannock 2014Add the flavoured milk and oil.
  8. The 'Happy Days' Big Strawberry Bannock 2014Mix it up.
  9. The 'Happy Days' Big Strawberry Bannock 2014Mix it up good! Put your back into it boys! Shake it like a Polaroid pictir!
  10. The 'Happy Days' Big Strawberry Bannock 2014Dust a baking tray with flour.
  11. The 'Happy Days' Big Strawberry Bannock 2014Get someone to check to make sure you've done it right, preferably someone slightly elvish with a feather in his cap.
  12. The 'Happy Days' Big Strawberry Bannock 2014Klert bannock mixture onto the baking tray.
  13. The 'Happy Days' Big Strawberry Bannock 2014Press dough down with hands to cover baking tray (under the watchful eye of some fierce warrior maidens)
  14. The 'Happy Days' Big Strawberry Bannock 2014Carefully carry tray to oven.
  15. The 'Happy Days' Big Strawberry Bannock 2014Bake for 60-90 minutes, depending on oven temperature and thickness of bannock. When cooked, prop oven door with fence post to cool bannock before serving.
  16. The 'Happy Days' Big Strawberry Bannock 2014Bring the Big Bannock to the table (this requires many hands!)
  17. The 'Happy Days' Big Strawberry Bannock 2014Do a sniff test. Make sure it's edible.
  18. The 'Happy Days' Big Strawberry Bannock 2014Slice and serve...
  19. The 'Happy Days' Big Strawberry Bannock 2014... there's plenty to go around!
  20. The 'Happy Days' Big Strawberry Bannock 2014Don't forget the butter!