Granny Eva's Baked Bannock

Last updated on November 27, 2017

Recipe from the Elders Of All Nations Cookbook
By Eva Hanso

Serves: 30

Per serving: Calories: 154, Protein: 4 g, Fat: 7.7 g, Fat-saturated: 0.6 g, Carbohydrate: 19 g, Fibre: 3 g, Sodium: 150 mg, Calcium: 73 mg, Iron 1 mg.


  • 6 cups whole wheat flour
  • 6 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 1 cup skim milk powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 cups water


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. In a large bowl, mix all dry ingredients and oil together.
  3. Add water. Mix ingredients. Add a bit of flour to prevent stickiness.
  4. Divide dough into small bun sizes. Place on an ungreased 9x13 inch pan.
  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes.

"If you like, you can add raisins or currants."

Suggested Meal:

Serve with a protein food such as meat, chicken, chili or fish. Add vegetables to complete!

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Elders of All Nations Cookbook: 2nd Edition with Diabetes-Friendly Recipes, 2008 brought to you by ADAPT (Aboriginal Diabetes Awareness, Prevention and Teaching Program), Vancouver Native Health Society, and the Elders Program at Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre Society.

This cookbook contains both traditional and conventional recipes submitted by the Elders and adapted to be diabetes-friendly. It is complete with dishes from breakfasts, salads, starches, soups, mains, treats and teas, as well as nutritional analysis for each recipe.

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