Stottie Cakes

Stott means “to bounce” in northeastern British dialect, and these squat rolls are delectably chewy.

"The Illustrated Kitchen Bible: 1,000 Family Recipes from Around the World" by Victoria Blashford-Snell, copyright 2008.

Stottie Cakes

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    Ingredients

    3 2/3 cups bread flour, plus more as needed 3 tbsp butter, at room temperature
    1 3/4 tsp instant yeast 3/4 cup tepid water
    1 tsp sugar 2/3 cup tepid whole milk
    1 1/2 tsp salt

    directions

    Prep: 20 min Total: 45 min
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    • 1

      Mix the flour, yeast, sugar, and salt in a large bowl. Add the butter and rub it in with your fingertips. Make a well in the center and pour in the tepid water and milk. Stir with a wooden spoon to make a stiff dough. Turn out onto a floured work surface and knead for about 5 minutes, adding more flour as needed, until smooth. Place in an oiled bowl, and turn to coat with oil. Cover with plastic wrap and let stand in a warm place for about 1 hour, or until doubled in volume.

    • 2

      Lightly flour 2 large baking sheets. Knead the dough on a work surface until smooth. Divide it into 8 equal balls. Roll each into a flat round about 4in (10cm) wide. Poke a hole through the center of each with the handle end of a wooden spoon. Place on the baking sheet and prick lightly with a fork. Cover with plastic wrap and let stand in a warm place for about 20 minutes until puffy.

    • 3

      Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C). Bake for about 15 minutes, or lightly golden. Transfer the breads to a wire cake rack and cool.

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