I made a Selkirk Bannock last night. It's basically a fruit bread. I don't think I kneaded mine long enough as it's not light and airy as I think it should be but it tastes very yummy. Next time I make it, I might put it into the bread machine to do the kneading - why have a dog and bark yourself? - then take it out to shape it into a ball.
Here's the photo:
And the recipe:
250g (8oz) plain strong white flour
½ tsp salt
40g (1½ oz) butter
40g (1½ oz) sugar
150ml (¼ pt) warm milk
7g dried yeast = 1 packet
250g (8oz) sultanas
beaten egg to glaze
200ºC fan, 425ºF, GM7
Sift the flour, salt, sugar and yeast into a bowl and rub in the butter. Make a well in the centre. Put the warm milk into the well and bring together to make a smooth dough.
Knead for about 10 minutes and shape into a ball. Put it on to a lined baking sheet and put in a warm place for about 1½ - 2 hours to allow it to rise.
Paint with beaten egg and bake in a preheated oven for about 25 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Keep it in an airtight tin - if it lasts that long!