How to Prepare Yummy Homemade Pita Bread

Homemade Pita Bread.

Homemade Pita Bread You can cook Homemade Pita Bread using 6 ingredients and 11 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Homemade Pita Bread

  1. Prepare 3 cup of King Arthur All Purpose flour.
  2. It’s 2 tsp of instant yeast.
  3. Prepare 2 tsp of sugar.
  4. It’s 1 1/2 tsp of salt.
  5. You need 1 cup of warm water.
  6. It’s 2 tbsp of olive oil or veg oil.

Homemade Pita Bread instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients, making a shaggy dough..
  2. Knead the dough 10 min if by hand, 5 if by mixer, and the regular cycle if in a bread machine..
  3. Place dough in a lightly greased bowl. Let sit for an hour..
  4. Place dough on a lightly greased work area. Divide dough into 8 pieces..
  5. Preheat oven to 500°F. Make sure you have 1 rack at the very bottom of your oven and one in the middle..
  6. Roll out 2 to 4 pieces from the 8 into 6 in rounds. Place the flattened dough onto lightly greased cookie sheets. Probably will hold 4..
  7. Place on bottom rack in oven for 5 min. Then place on middle rack for 2min. This is to brown the pitas. After 5 min, you should see the pitas beging to bubble or begin to pocket..
  8. If your pitas have not pocketed after 5 min, you need to turn the heat up for the next batch..
  9. After the 7 min is over, take pitas out and place in a clean dish towel. It keeps them moist. I just placed mine in a bowl and covered with a dish towel..
  10. Repeat steps 6 thru 9 for last batch..
  11. Store pitas in an air tight container or plastic bag..

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