Metis Bannock

Bannock, can also be known as Indian bread. It can be found in North American native cuisine, including that of the Inuit/Eskimo of Canada and Alaska. The First Nations of Canada, the Native Americans in the United States and the Métis.

The best way to eat this is right out of the oven when it is still warm with lots of butter and Jam. 

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Step 1: The Things You Need

That the Following ingredients:

4 cups All Purpose Flour
6 tsp of Magic Baking Powder
1/3 cup Shortening
2-3 Cups of 2% Milk

Step 2: The Prep

Preheat Oven to 375

While Oven is warming up mix all dry ingredients together

Add the 4 cups of Flour to Mixing bowl 

Add the 6 tsp of Magic Baking Powder and mix throughly.

Add 1/3 cup Crisco Shortening and blend throughly.

Step 3: Mix Together

Add milk Start off with 2 cup and mix add more if needed until it is a dough. When done mixing dust the ball of dough so it doesn't stick when you move it from the bowl to the pan

Lightly Flour to cookie sheet (Dusting)

Spread out dough flat with your hands or rolling pin to about 1 inch think 

Poke with a fork repeatedly over the whole thing

Put in oven for 35 mins or until the Bannock is Golden Brown.

Step 4: Enjoy

After 35 mins take the Bannock out of the Oven and let cool for a few mins

Then break off a piece and lather it in butter and Enjoy

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    6 Discussions

    Victor Inox

    3 years ago

    how did native people have baking powder when it was only invented bout 70 years ago?

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    chrisandamandaVictor Inox

    Reply 3 years ago

    Victor, I am not sure to be honest, but this is a recipe that my family have used for many years.


    7 years ago on Introduction

    GOOD JOB! I love Bannock and make it quite often. The kids love it!

    Cool, i am used to the bannock in northwestern BC, that the Haisla make. A little different.