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Thursday, May 2, 2019

Roast Bake Trinidad Style Recipe

What is Roast Bake? Roast Bake is basically a piece of bread dough, formed into a circular shape, that is baked. Very popular in the Caribbean Islands of Trinidad and Tobago.

Trinidad Roast Bake Recipe.  Photo by Martina Jackson.  Click on the photo to visit my photography website.

Ingredients 2 cups all purpose flour 3 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon brown sugar 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup lukewarm water


Method
Put all the dry ingredients into a mixing bowl and combine well.
Trinidad Roast Bake Recipe
Gradually pour in the lukewarm water, you will have to use your hands to incorporate the water with the dry ingredients. Knead the dough until nice and smooth.

Trinidad Roast Bake Recipe
Cover with a damp cloth or paper towel and set aside for a few minutes - like 20 minutes. You can also put the dough (wrapped in plastic wrap) in the fridge and do the following steps the next day.
Trinidad Roast Bake Recipe

Sprinkle your counter top with a bit of dry flour, roll out the dough, with a rolling pin, into a circular shape.
Trinidad Roast Bake Recipe
Grease your baking dish with some non stick spray or a bit of butter.
Trinidad Roast Bake Recipe
Place the rolled out dough in the greased baking dish. Lightly pierce all around the dough with a fork (this is optional). This will prevent the dough from rising too much.
Trinidad Roast Bake Recipe

Set oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (177 degrees Celsius). Allow dough to bake for 20-25 minutes - until golden brown.

Trinidad Roast Bake Recipe

You might also be interested in this Coconut Bake recipe
and Pot Bake Recipe

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