Prep 1 hr 30 mins
Cook 7 mins
A pocket bread from our family pocket pal, Mignon.
- 5 -6 cups unsifted flour
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1 1⁄4 ounces dry yeast
- 2 cups water, very warm
- In a large bowl throughly mix 2 cups flour, sugar, salt and yeast.
- Gradually add the water and beat for 2 minutes at medium speed.
- Add 1 cup flour and beat on high speed for 2 minutes.
- Stir in enough flour to make soft dough.
- Knead the dough on high for 8 minutes.
- Place in a greased bowl, turn and raise for an hour.
- Punch the dough down and put on a flour covered board and rest for 30 minutes.
- Divide into 8 pieces. Roll each one into a 6 inch circle.
- Bake for 5 minutes in a 450-500°F oven on lowest shelf.
- Broil for 1-2 minutes on the top shelf until desired brown on top.
- Cut them while they are still hot - either into a pocket or in half.
This was so easy with the Kitchen-aide! I set the oven to 450 and put them on the bottom for 5 minutes, and the top shelf for 5 more. They turned out crispy on the outside and soft in the middle. And it is so tasty!!
Great recipe! Sooo easy, and I have been looking for a good pita recipe for ages. I used whole wheat flour & the dough was perfect. I also test-froze them, wrapped them frozen in alufoil and defrosted in hot oven. They came out as if freshly baked. Fantastic!
Yum! Yum! Sounds so easy and simple, we tried it with whole wheat flour, very good. Works well with a diet, stuff it full of greens and cheese with a vinagrete dressing, and eat away...