Turkish bread recipe


°3 cups all-purpose flour

°1 teaspoon of sugar

°1 teaspoon salt

°1/2 teaspoon active dry yeast

°1 cup hot water

°2 tablespoons olive oil

°Sesame seeds (optional)


In  bowl, combine the flour, sugar, salt also yeast.

Slowly add the hot water and olive oil, and stir until the dough gathers.

Kneading dough on a floured surface for 10 minutes, 

Place the dough in a greased bowl, cover it with a towel and let it rise in a warm place for about 1 hour, or until it has doubled in size.

Preheat oven to 425F (220C).

Punch the dough and shape into a ball. Placing dough on a grease baking sheet.

Make a few incisions on the top of the dough with a sharp knife and sprinkle with sesame seeds if desired.

Bake for about 20-25 minutes, or until the bread is golden brown and rings hollow when tapped on the bottom.

Remove from oven and let cool before slicing and serving.

Note: If you do not have an active dry yeast, you can use instant yeast. Just add it with the flour, sugar and salt.

Enjoy !

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