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