Campfire Bannock Bread Recipe

Fresh Bannock Bread on a camping trip is so satisfying and it is extremely versatile, especially after eating hard crackers, bagels or pitas for a week.

For over a 1000 years, bannock, a simple bread made from the flour of a variety of grains, has filled the bellies of campers sitting around campfires. Its attraction is the simple base ingredients and its ease of cooking. A favorite way to make bannock is to cook it on a stick over a campfire.

Bannock bread is something that is easy to make and cook around a campfire and as we know, nothing tastes as good as it does when cooked on an open fire.

This mixture unlike others is a dry mix and can be stored until needed then only requirement is just a bit of water when needed.

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1. 3 x Cups of Flour


3. 1 x Cup of Raisins

4. 2 x Tbsp. of Sugar

5. 1 x Tbsp. Baking Powder

6. Luke Warm Water

1 x Baking Tin or Medium Bake Bean Tin or Frying Pan

1 x Large Mixing Bowl

1 x Tinfoil

Grease Proof Paper


This can be done in multiple ways,

Oven – Bread Tin

Campfire – Dutch Oven

Campfire – Sticks

Campfire – Frying Pan

Step 1: Oven

Set 150c or 300 f


Step 2: Mixing Step 1 of 2

Get your mixing bowl and put ingredients 1 to 5 in together and mix all ingredients together to create the dry mix.

CAMPING: If you are planning to take away bag up and move to
STEP 3 when at camp spot.

Step 3: Mixing Step 2 of 2

Slowly add the warm water till you get a good dough bread consistency, Line your tin with the Grease Proof Paper then Roll your dough into a ball and then put into your tin and leave in a warm area to settle for 20-30 minutes (if using yeast instead of baking powder).

Step 4: Cooking

OVEN: Put your bread tin in the oven and cook till golden brown approx. 55 – 70 minutes (With a Fan Oven) (But My Very On Oven)Remember when cooking on ember the heat is anywhere from 615 – 1200 Celsius.

FIRE Dutch Oven: Place Tin Can into Hobo Oven on top of 3 stones and place tinfoil over top of the larger tin.

FIRE Sticks: Get sticks you know aren’t poisonous and get some dough and twist around sticks and hold close to fire – Cook till golden.

FIRE Frying Pan: Place tin next to fire and rotate slowly.

Step 5: ENJOY

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