Bannock is a traditional Native American quick bread which you can add nuts, dried fruit and spices to. It's very versatile and super easy to make. It's also a great recipe for your kids to help you make!
Whole Wheat Bannock
1 cup white flour
1 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
2 tbsp wheat germ
1/4 cup skim milk powder
1.5 tbsp baking powder
1 cup water
2 tbsp grapeseed or canola oil
optional: 1/4 cup dried cranberries and 1/4 cup crushed walnuts (for a dessert bread)
1) Mix white flour, whole wheat flour, wheat germ, skim milk and baking powder in a bowl.
2) Make a well in the mixture
3) Combine oil and water in a cup and slowly pour into the well in the dry mixture
4) Gently mix flour into wet mixture, folding with your hands when possible. Try to mix as little as possible or you will over knead the bread. It should make a soft streachy ball. If adding fruit and nuts, add at this point and mix through the ball.
5) Flour hands and table and roll dough on to table. Make a small oval.
6) On a greased pan, cook bannock in the oven for 30 minutes at 400* C till golden brown.
Hazelnut Peanut Butter
1/2 cup hazelnuts
1.5 cups skinless peanuts
1 tsp cinnamon
1) Place ingredients in a food processor and puree smooth