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Bannock - Off the Trail

No recipe image available.An old-time quick bread made with mashed potatoes, shaped into a round loaf and baked. Tip: This recipe is a great use for leftover mashed potatoes.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons granulated sugar
2 tablespoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons butter or lard
1 cup mashed potatoes
1 cup milk

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C).
  2. In large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Add butter, cutting in with a pastry blender.
  3. Stir in mashed potatoes. Add milk and stir with a fork to form a ball. Turn out onto lightly floured surface and knead about 10 times. Place on ungreased baking sheet. Pat down to 1-inch thick.
  4. Bake about 20 minutes or until well browned.

Makes 1 round loaf.