Bannock

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For the fluffiest results, toss the ingredients together as few times as possible. When cooking, use two spatulas to turn – one to lift and the other to support – to keep the hot oil from splashing.

Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 10 pieces

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Tags: bread ·

Ingredients

2 cups (500 ml) all-purpose flour
1 tbsp (15 ml) baking powder
1/2 tsp (2 ml) salt
1/2 cup (125 ml) milk
1/2 cup (125 ml) water
vegetable oil, for frying

Method

1. In a bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt. Make a well in the centre; pour in the milk and water.
2. Toss with fork just until soft, slightly sticky dough forms.
3. Turn out onto a floured surface, and with floured hands, press into 8-inch (20 cm) circles.
4. Meanwhile, pour enough oil into a cast-iron or heavy skillet to come 1/2 inch (1 cm) up the side; heat over medium heat.
5. Fry dough, turning once, until puffed & golden, and the tip of knife inserted in centre comes out clean, about 8 minutes.
To serve, cut into 10 pieces.

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