Bake a bannock for one

A Basic Bannock Recipe for One

Ingredients: (Hint: to make for two just double the ingredients)

  • 3/4 Cup Plain Flour
  • 1/8 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon baking powder
  • Small knob of butter (approximately one tablespoon)
  • 2 tablespoons water

Camp Cooking

Directions: (Hint: Prepare the mix at home and store in an airtight container or Ziploc bag.)

  1. Measure the flour, salt, and baking powder into a bowl and stir thoroughly to mix.*
  2. Add water and butter to a small bowl, heat in microwave or in a pan to melt.
  3. Pour the melted butter and water over the flour mixture and stir it in.
  4. Sprinkle some flour on a flat surface and empty the dough onto it.
  5. Knead the dough gently for a few minutes and shape it into a flat circle approximately 3/4 to 1 inch thick. (or however thick you like it)
  6. Grease a frying pan with olive oil or butter, cook over medium heat for around 15 minutes for each side.
  7. The Bannock can also be baked in the oven at home. Place it on a greased baking sheet for 25/30 minutes; 350 degrees F or 175 degrees C.
  8. Allow to cool and enjoy 🙂 (Hint: Goes great with camp stew’s.)

*You can also add a handful of nuts, raisins, berries or whole grains for extra taste. 🙂


Be safe out there.