Griddle Flat Bread

Flat bread
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  • 20 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 5 mins
  • Yield: Makes 4 or 5 breads

This is a great, easy flatbread recipe that makes a delicious side dish to any meal. These can be used for making pita sandwiches, pizza or pretty much anything. 

What You'll Need

  • 3 cups/700 mL all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup/240 mL ice water
  • 3 tablespoons/45 mL shortening
  • 2 teaspoons/10 mL salt
  • 2 teaspoons/10 mL
  • baking powder
  • Pinch of baking soda

How to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients and form into a dough.
  2. Cover with a clean dishcloth and allow to sit for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Cut into 4 or 5 equal pieces. Roll out to a thin 8-inch circle.
  4. Prick the surface of the dough with a fork and cook on an oiled hot griddle. Turn with a spatula.
  5. Watch these flatbread disks closely because they cook fast.
  6. Serve warm.