Learn the history of bannock and how to make this easy bread recipe
Mix all the dry ingredients – flour sugar, salt and baking powder together in a large bowl. Add raisins, if desired.
Add Water and butter and stir with a spoon until combined.
Turn the mixture out onto a floured surface and shape into a flat circle about 1 inch thick with your hands.
Cut it into smaller circles or squares. This makes it easier to cook and serve.
Cook in a greased frying pan over low medium heat, covered, for about 10-15 minutes per side.