Pita Pocket Bread Recipe

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Pita Pocket Bread

gaynel mohler

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@gaynel

I got this recipe years ago from a school collection of recipes for a fund raiser. I've made them in the past and it is really fun to watch them puff up. they are tasty when you fill the pocket with tuna or chicken salad. Hope you enjoy trying this unusual bread recipe


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Serves:
12 whole pitas
Prep:
1 Hr 15 Min
Cook:
5 Min

Ingredients

4 1/2 c
flour
1 pkg
yeast
1 1/2 tsp
sugar
1 1/2 tsp
salt
1 3/4 c
water
1/3 c
+ 3 tbs vegeable oil

Step-By-Step

1put 2 cups flour, yeast, sugar and salt in bowl. Mix

2heat water and oil until warm and add to flour and mix with fork.

3mix with mixer on low until moist. then mix on medium speed for 3 minutes.

4add remaining flour by hand until there is a firm dough. knead for 10 minutes.

5cover with plastic wrap and towel. let rest for 20 minutes.

6punch it down and divide into 12 parts. shape each into smooth balls.

7let rise for 30 minutes

8with dusted rolling pin, roll each into 6 inch circles.

9baking 3 at a time, place directly on rack of 500 degree oven. bake 3 minutes.

10when puffed up and just beginning to brown, remove from oven. cool and enjoy.

11I have used half whole wheat flour before.

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