Recipe: Flat Bread

Delicious, easy to make, and it goes with anything.

Flat bread recipe

 DIY Flat breads: Delicious, easy to make, and goes with anything. 

This article was first published in 4x4 Australia's April 2011 issue. 


  • 1 bag/pkt bread mix and the required amount of water needed on the instructions and the yeast sachet, plus one extra tspn yeast
  • A little extra plain flour for kneading
  • About one tspn oil or some cooking spray

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  • Mix bread mix into a dough according to instructions, then tip onto a solid, floured surface and knead until smooth. Place the dough ball back into the mixing bowl that has been greased with the oil or cooking spray. Cover with cling film and put in a draught-free, warm place for an hour or so, or until it has doubled in size.
  • When the dough has risen, punch your fist right into the middle of the bowl to deflate the dough, then drop it onto a floured surface and knead for about another five minutes.
  • Cut the dough into 6 or 8 pieces and pat each flat with the palm of your hand until they’re about the size of a lunch plate. Set the flat breads aside on a floured board for a few minutes while you get the pan ready.
  • Heat the pan over a mod heat then reduce the heat to low. Do not use any oil or cooking spray as these need to be cooked in a dry pan.
  • Place each of the flat breads in the pan in turn and cook on one side for about five mins or until golden brown.
  • They will be thick enough to slice through the middle and DIY Flat breads: Delicious, easy to make, and it goes with anything. 
  • Enjoy!


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