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Friday, 8 May 2015

Flatbreads, Crackers and Drop Scones - Live Below the Line

In my Live Below the Line provisions I included 500g of plain white flour.  I made it stretch as much as I could by making Flatbreads, Crackers and Drop Scones to see me through the 5 days.  The Drop Scones could also be fritters if you had some tinned corn to use instead of grated apple, or you could use drained tinned fruit.  

Flatbreads

200g plain flour
100ml water/milk

Mix together until a dough forms then knead for 5 minutes.  Leave to rest for half an hour then divide into 10 potions.  Roll out very thinly then cook in a frying pan over a moderately high heat until browned on both sides.


Crackers

150g plain flour
100ml water, mixed with 1/4 of a stock cube

Mix together until a dough forms.  Knead for 10 minutes then rest for half an hour before rolling out to the thickness of a £1 coin.  Cut out crackers then re-roll the scraps and cut out more crackers until all the dough has been used.  Bake on lined trays in an oven preheated to 180C for 15 - 20 minutes until crisp.



Apple Drop Scones

150g of the flour
1 free range egg
180ml milk
1 grated apple

Mix everything together until a smooth mixture forms. Cook dollops in a frying pan over a moderate heat, turn over when bubbles form on the surface. then cook other side until browned.



Mixed Vegetable Hummus

400g tin value Baked Beans, drained
200g frozen mixed vegetables, defrosted
1/2 stock cube, or more to taste

Whiz up everything in a food processor until smooth.  Keeps in a container in the fridge for a few days.


1 comment:

  1. Well done, its impressive what you have done with so little.

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