450g (1lb) Plain White Flour
1 tsp Bicarbonate of Soda
340ml (12fl oz) Buttermilk or Sour Cream
1 Egg, beaten
½ oz Dried Dulse
1 tsp Salt
- Pre-heat oven to 200°C; 400°F: Gas 6
- Place a baking sheet in the oven to heat.
- Soak the dulse in water for five minutes.
- Discard the water and chop the dulse into fine strips.
- Sieve the flour, bicarbonate of soda and salt into a large cool mixing bowl, mixing thoroughly.
- Add the chopped dulse.
- Make a well in the centre and pour in most of the buttermilk.
- Work around the bowl, drawing the flour into the buttermilk, until absorbed.
- When the dough comes together it should feel soft but pliable, add more buttermilk if needed.
- Turn onto a floured board, knead lightly.
- Using the palm your hand, shape the dough out into a round about 1 inch thick.
- Either score the surface into four or six, or use a biscuit cutter to cut out rounds.
- Brush lightly with the beaten egg.
- Place on the heated baking tray and bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes.
NB: Dulse is a type of seaweed, may by purchased at healthfood stores.