Easy Bannock

Bannock is a GREAT summer campfire favourite, but you can enjoy it at home too.
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  • Recipe Submitted By Suvi


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 cups water


  • measuring cups and spoons
  • large bowl
  • fork
  • frying pan or baking sheet
  • 1 or 2 spatulas


  1. Measure flour, salt, and baking powder into a large bowl. Stir to mix.
  2. Pour melted butter and water over flour mixture. Stir with fork to make a ball.
  3. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface, and knead gently about 10 times. Pat into a flat circle 3/4" to 1" thick.
  4. Cook in a greased frying pan over medium heat, allowing about 15 minues for each side. Use two lifters for easy turning. May also be baked on a greased baking sheet at 350° F (175° C) for 25 to 30 minutes.

Bannock is a GREAT summer campfire favourite. You can mix it all up in advance and add water at the campsite, wrap it around a stick and cook it over the fire.

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  • this is so much better than pancakes I highly recommend it

    Anya Chipman 2 March 2021, at 1:07 pm

  • Had to make Bannock for 200+ people, used this recipe (x20) and it came out great!

    Ben Dover 15 June 2021, at 1:41 pm

  • Bannockburn Scotland ..Bannock goes back a long way, named in Scotland, Native peoples and Scots in Canada carried on making it and added their own style, additives bear grease was used and is good no butter back yon times! Fried bannock and good strong tea in the bush, yea canna beat it folks. Cheers Jock.

    Jock 25 July 2021, at 3:01 pm

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