- 1 (7 g) package dry active yeast
- 1 teaspoon icing sugar
- 3 1⁄2 cups plain flour
- 1 cup warm milk
- 1 1⁄2 teaspoons salt
- 3 tablespoons melted butter or 3 tablespoons lard
- 1 tablespoon flour, for dusting
Directions See How It's Made
- Lightly dust two cooking sheets and set aside.
- In a small or medium bowl combine the yeast, sugar and 2 T flour.
- Gradually blend in the warm milk until smooth.
- Cover with plastic wrap and let stand for 10 minutes or until foamy.
- Sift together the remaining flour and salt in a large bowl.
- Make a well.
- Mix to a soft dough.
- Turn out onto a lightly floured board and kneed for 3-4 minutes.
- Shape into a ball, place in a large, oiled bowl and cover with plastic wrap.
- Place in a warm place and let rise for 1 hour.
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
- Turn dough out onto a lightly floured board and knead again for 2 minutes.
- Divide into 12 pieces.
- Roll each piece into a flat oval, around 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick, and place on the prepared baking sheet.
- When all baps are rolled out cover and let rise for 15 minutes.
- Make an indent in center of each oval with your finger.
- Bake for 25-30 minutes until well browned and cooked through.
- Cool slightly and serve or save for sandwich rolls.