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Aberdeen Butteries (Rowies)
I recently went for a trip to Aberdeen where I tried these 'Rowies'.

They were freshly made from a bakers.

I don't think you can buy proper Rowies anywhere but Aberdeen.

Posted by Super Madcow from Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom • Published See Super Madcow's 600 projects »
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  • How to bake a roll or bun. Aberdeen Butteries (Rowie) - Step 1
    Step 1

    Mix yeast, sugar & 1/2 the water.

    Leave to sit for 15 mins.

  • How to bake a roll or bun. Aberdeen Butteries (Rowie) - Step 2
    Step 2

    Sift flour & salt together.

  • How to bake a roll or bun. Aberdeen Butteries (Rowie) - Step 3
    Step 3

    Add the yeast mix to the flour mixture.

    Add enough water to make a soft dough.

  • How to bake a roll or bun. Aberdeen Butteries (Rowie) - Step 4
    Step 4

    Transfer the dough to a well floured surface & knead for approx 5 mins

  • How to bake a roll or bun. Aberdeen Butteries (Rowie) - Step 5
    Step 5

    Place dough into a bowl.

    Cover with cling film & allow to prove until doubled in size.

  • How to bake a roll or bun. Aberdeen Butteries (Rowie) - Step 6
    Step 6

    Cream the butter & lard together.

  • How to bake a roll or bun. Aberdeen Butteries (Rowie) - Step 7
    Step 7

    When the dough is risen, roll out on a floured surface.

    Spread 1/3 of the butter mixture over the dough, the then sprinkle lightly with flour.

  • How to bake a roll or bun. Aberdeen Butteries (Rowie) - Step 8
    Step 8

    Fold the dough in 3.

    Roll out again

  • How to bake a roll or bun. Aberdeen Butteries (Rowie) - Step 9
    Step 9

    Repeat steps 7 & 8 twice more.

  • How to bake a roll or bun. Aberdeen Butteries (Rowie) - Step 10
    Step 10

    Roll the dough out quite thinly & cut into squares.

  • How to bake a roll or bun. Aberdeen Butteries (Rowie) - Step 11
    Step 11

    Bring the four corners into the centre & shape into rounds.

    Do not over handle the dough.

  • How to bake a roll or bun. Aberdeen Butteries (Rowie) - Step 12
    Step 12

    Place the batteries onto a warm floured baking sheet & allow to prove for approx 40 mins.

  • How to bake a roll or bun. Aberdeen Butteries (Rowie) - Step 13
    Step 13

    Bake at 230/450 for 15-20 mins until golden & crispy on both sides.

  • How to bake a roll or bun. Aberdeen Butteries (Rowie) - Step 14
    Step 14

    Traditionally they are served with butter & jam.

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Carla B.
Carla B. · Gravois Mills, Missouri, US · 1 project
Oh, MY! Those. Look. Amazing!
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Super Madcow
Super Madcow · Glasgow, Scotland, GB · 660 projects
Thanks
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