Turriefield Bannocks

Course: Main

Servings: 25 triangles

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 or until they're done

  • Plain flour - 750 grams (or self-raising)
  • Baking powder - 2 tsp (omit if using self-raising)
  • Bicarbonate of soda - 2 tsp
  • Salt - 1 tsp
  • Shetland butter - 50 grams
  • Shetland Dairies buttermilk - 550 ml (if you can't find buttermilk you can mix yogurt 50/50 with milk)
  1. Sieve dry ingredients together
  2. Rub in butter
  3. Mix in buttermilk, do not over-knead
  4. Flatten dough out on a board or kitchen surface to approx 1/2 inch/1cm thick
  5. Cut into preferred shapes: triangles, squares or circles (or something more fancy)
  6. Bake on a hot oiled stove top or frying pan, turn when golden brown.
  7. Cook until the sides spring back into shape when gently pressed.
  8. The dough can also be baked like a scones or cooked under a medium hot grill
  9. Wrap in a tea towel when cooling to keep soft.
  10. Eat! (with butter or other accompaniment)

It's okay, you can cook them in the oven if that's the easiest way for you. We won't tell anyone.