Beremeal Bannocks Recipe

This recipe comes from The Creel restaurant, St Margaret’s Hope, Orkney

100g beremeal

100g plain white flour

1 tsp cream of tartar

2 tsps bicarbonate of soda

2 tbsps sour milk/beer/milk and yoghurt/buttermilk

Sieve the dry ingredients together.  Mix with the sour milk to make a very soft dough.

Turn out onto a beremeal coated board and divide the mixture into two.

Bake in a well-heated dry pan on top of the cooker for 5 minutes a side.  The rounds may then be divided into individual farls.

2 thoughts on “Beremeal Bannocks Recipe

  1. Bought Bere meal while in Orkney in September.Now back in FOD Gloucestershire I made Beremeal Bannocks yesterday and put photo on Facebook.Daughter and her two girls are arriving on Saturday and are keen to have a go at making them.I thought they were delicious with butter and cheese . A

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