Easy Flatbread Recipe

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easy flatbread recipe

Hello my baking nation.

Our recipe today is the one you will make all the time. Easy, fast and very famous. What can I say or how can I describe this recipe? Well, let me try under the title called…

Description of FlatBread Recipe

Soft and fluffy or the perfect bread to make as soon as possible. Like NOW. Yes, ladies and gentlemen this is the best bread recipe you will ever make. And I really mean it.

It is a very popular in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Turkey and in Europe. This airy bread is the Balkan Flat bread. It exist under many names like lepinja bread, somun and it can be topped with sesame seeds, cumin, dry oregano and salt. This flatbread can be served with feta cheese, red peppers or if you like meat the choice is the obvious. The cevapi or the hamburger. Add to that fresh chopped onions and you have the winner. The winner for your perfect Friday night dinner or Sunday afternoon lunch.

BTW, if you don’t know what is the cevapi don’t worry…you will learn in this blog in next few weeks. Yes, the recipe is coming. But for now, let’s go back to our bread winner recipe.

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What do you need to make this recipe?

SHOPPING LIST FOR BALKAN FLATBREAD

  • flour
  • active yeast
  • yogurt (Greek yogurt)
  • milk
  • water
  • salt
  • sugar
  • olive oil

EQUIPMENT NEEDED

-plastic bowl

-measuring cup

-small glass or cup (for the active yeast)

-baking sheet (12 by 16 or any size you used to bake your bread)

ACTION TIME

MAKING Easy FlatBread Recipe

Ingredients

1 3/4 cups flour

1/2 TBSP salt

2 1/2 teaspoons active yeast

1/2 tsp sugar

100 ml warm milk (about 6 and 1/2 TBSP)

6 TBSP plain yogurt

1/2 TBSP olive oil

INSTRUCTIONS FOR MAKING THE BEST FLATBREAD

Line your baking sheet with aluminum foil or parchment paper.

In a medium size bowl add flour, salt and stir it. Set aside.

Add the lukewarm water (100 to 115 F) to the small glass or cup.

Then add yeast and sugar into the water and stir briefly to combine.

Allow to rest for about 10 minutes or until frothy.

Meanwhile warm the milk. (it should not be too hot)

When your yeast is ready, add the yeast into the flour salt mixture.

Then add yogurt and start mixing it using the metal or wooden spoon.

Slowly start adding warm milk and keep mixing it.

At this point you can use your hands and mix until a soft dough forms. (for about 3 minutes)

Yes, the dough will be very soft. Don’t worry, it is not the mistake.

Sprinkle the olive oil over the dough, cover with plastic wrap and your kitchen towel.

Let it rise in a warm place for 90 minutes.

On a very well floured surface, divide the dough into 5 or 4 equal pieces. (or 2 if you want larger flat breads).

Your next step is to knead each dough and shape into the perfect ball.

BTW, the kneading is the quick process, just a minute.

Cover all your pieces with kitchen towel and allow to rest for 5 minutes.

BAKING EASY FLATBREAD RECIPE

PREHEAT OVEN TO 500 F. YOU WILL BE USING THE TOP RACK FOR THIS RECIPE.

After 5 minutes, flatten each dough gently with your finger tips into a circle.

Transfer into the prepared baking sheet.

Using the knife, press the lines across the dough.

You can create a diamond pattern on the top. (or any pattern you like)

Optional: Sprinkle each dough with just a few drops of water and top with sesame seeds.

Bake at 500 F for about 10 minutes using the top rack.

Then turn oven to broil for about 1 minute. (or until your desired golden color)

Remove from the oven. Sprinkle the tops with water.

Wrap into a kitchen towel in order to keep your flat bread soft.

Enjoy and share.

I love eating this bread while it is warm. (with feta cheese, sour cream and red peppers)

STORAGE: Keep it for a couple days at room temperature wrap into plastic wrap and then into the kitchen towel.

Enjoy and share.

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Quick Note

Flour – I used all purpose, unbleached flour. This recipe was tasted with Robin Hood flour, organic flour and NN all purpose flour.

Active yeast – for this recipe we use active and NOT instant yeast. The active yeast should be bubble after 10 minutes. If nothing is happening after 10 to 15 minutes, please check the best before date. Also, be sure that the water is not too hot.

Milk – I used organic, 3.25% milk.

Yogurt – I used Greek yogurt

FINAL NOTE about EASY FLATBREAD

If you want to try super tasty and easy flat bread recipe this is IT.

This is your best bread recipe. Please enjoy and share this recipe with all people you love.

Final Grade: A+

Difficulty Level: Easy

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easy flatbread recipe

Easy FlatBread Recipe

Yield: Serving 3 peple
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Additional Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 55 minutes

Soft and fluffy or the perfect bread to make as soon as possible. Like NOW.

Yes, ladies and gentlemen this is the best bread recipe you will ever make

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 TBSP salt
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons active yeast
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 100 ml warm milk (about 6 and 1/2 TBSP)
  • 6 TBSP plain yogurt
  • 1/2 TBSP olive oil

Instructions

    Line your baking sheet with aluminum foil or parchment paper.

    In a medium size bowl add flour, salt and stir it. Set aside.

    Add the lukewarm water (100 to 115 F) to the small glass or cup.

    Then add yeast and sugar into the water and stir briefly to combine.

    Allow to rest for about 10 minutes or until frothy.

    Meanwhile warm the milk. (it should not be too hot)

    When your yeast is ready, add the yeast into the flour salt mixture.

    Then add yogurt and start mixing it using the metal or wooden spoon.

    Slowly start adding warm milk and keep mixing it.

    At this point you can use your hands and mix until a soft dough forms. (for about 3 minutes)

    Yes, the dough will be very soft. Don't worry, it is not the mistake.

    Sprinkle the olive oil over the dough, cover with plastic wrap and your best kitchen towel.

    Let it rise in a warm place for 90 minutes.

    On a very well floured surface, divide the dough into 5 or 4 equal pieces. (or 2 if you want larger flat breads).

    Your next step is to knead each dough and shape into the perfect ball.

    BTW, the kneading is the quick process, just a minute.

    Cover all your pieces with kitchen towel and allow to rest for 5 minutes.
    BAKING EASY FLATBREAD

    PREHEAT OVEN TO 500 F. YOU WILL BE USING THE TOP RACK FOR THIS RECIPE.

    After 5 minutes, flatten each dough gently with your finger tips into a circle.

    Transfer into the prepared baking sheet.

    Using the knife, press the lines across the dough.

    You can create a diamond pattern on the top. (or any pattern you like)

    Optional: Sprinkle each dough with just a few drops of water and top with sesame seeds.

    Bake at 500 F for about 10 minutes using the top rack.

    Then turn oven to broil for about 1 minute. (or until your desired golden color)

    Remove from the oven. Sprinkle the tops with water.

    Wrap into a kitchen towel in order to keep your flatbread soft.

    Enjoy and share the best bread recipe.

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