Scottish Crispy Rolls


  • 35g Lard
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 4 mugs strong white flour
  • 7g Yeast
  • 1 1/2 mugs luke warm water (495ml)


  1. In a jug mix sugar, water and yeast. Sit aside fro 5 mins
  2. Add flour to a bowl to a bowl with salt, mix well. Cream in the lard.
  3. Add yeast and water mixture to flour, mix well. Tip out onto worktop a knead for 10 minutes.
  4. Place the dough in a bowl cover and sit in a warm place for an hour, or until doubled in size.
  5. PUNCH IT! Tip it out onto work top flatten it to get rid of air bubbles. Roll it and divide into 12 even pieces and roll into balls.
  6. Sit aside for 5 minutes.
  7. Line a baking tray with grease proof paper. Flatten each ball of dough and dip in semolina and place on tray.
  8. Cover with a tea towel set aside for an hour and 20 minutes in a warm place.
  9. Pre-heat oven to 260C with Fan. Place baking tray on middle shelf and bake for 10 - 12 mins until golden brown. Once baked remove and cool on a waire rack.