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  • Cummins Milling First Quality Bakers Flour, to dust
  • 500g (3 ¼ cups) Cummins Milling First Quality Bakers Flour
  • 40g ( ½ cup) finely grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon of baking powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons of bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 tablespoon of caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 75g butter, softened
  • 310ml (1 ¼ cups) buttermilk


  1. Preheat oven to 220°C. Lightly dust a baking tray with flour.
  2. Place the flour, parmesan, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, sugar and salt in a food processor bowl and process until combined.
  3. Add the butter and buttermilk, and process until the mixture just comes together.
  4. Turn onto a lightly floured surface and knead for 2-3 minutes or until smooth.
  5. Shape dough into an 18cm-diameter disc and dust with flour.
  6. Place on the prepared tray.
  7. Use a small sharp knife to cut a cross, about 1cm deep, in the top of the dough.
  8. Bake in a preheated oven for 15 minutes. Reduce the oven temperature to 190°C and bake for a further 30 minutes or until bread is golden brown and sounds hollow when tapped on the base.
  9. Transfer to a wire rack and set aside to cool.