Mignon's Pita Bread / Pocket Bread

Total Time
1hr 37mins
1 hr 30 mins
7 mins

A pocket bread from our family pocket pal, Mignon.

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  1. In a large bowl throughly mix 2 cups flour, sugar, salt and yeast.
  2. Gradually add the water and beat for 2 minutes at medium speed.
  3. Add 1 cup flour and beat on high speed for 2 minutes.
  4. Stir in enough flour to make soft dough.
  5. Knead the dough on high for 8 minutes.
  6. Place in a greased bowl, turn and raise for an hour.
  7. Punch the dough down and put on a flour covered board and rest for 30 minutes.
  8. Divide into 8 pieces. Roll each one into a 6 inch circle.
  9. Bake for 5 minutes in a 450-500°F oven on lowest shelf.
  10. Broil for 1-2 minutes on the top shelf until desired brown on top.
  11. Cut them while they are still hot - either into a pocket or in half.