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5 from 1 vote

Stottie cake

Author: Alison


  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp sugat
  • 15 g fresh yeast or 7g sachet of dried yeast
  • ½ tsp white pepper
  • 350 g strong plain white flour
  • 300 ml tepid water


  • Place the yeast, sugar and pepper into a bowl and add 3 tbsps of the water.
  • Leave in a warm place for 15 minutes until frothy
  • Sieve the flour and salt into a bowl and make a well in the centre.
  • Add the yeast mixture.
  • Add the rest of the water and mix to make a firm dough.
  • Knead the dough until it is glossy
  • Cover with a cloth and leave to rise for an hour, or until doubled in size.
  • Preheat the oven to 180C
  • Roll out on a floured board and shape into two or three rounds about 2 cm thick
  • Bake for 20 minutes