Campfire bread, also known as ‘bannock’, is a lot of fun to make and share. Lightly crispy on the outside, soft and warm on the inside, this simple bread is a delicious outdoor treat. You can choose to make is savory or sweet, depending on whether you want to add chopped fresh herbs, cocoa powder, or other seasonings to the dough.
There are countless variations of recipes for bannock, though modern bannock is commonly made of flour, water, baking powder, some type of fat or oil, and seasonings. Many sources say that bannock originated in Scotland and was introduced to indigenous people of North America by Scottish fur traders. This type of bread is prized for its simplicity and ability to provide warm nourishment for outdoor meals. It tastes great with meat, beans, soup, or just on its own as a snack.Continue reading