Peda, Armenian Flat Bread

Don't confuse Peda with Pita Bread or Armenian cracker bread!


Ingredients:
 5 1/2 cups flour, sifted
 3 tablespoons Crisco oil
 2 cups warm water (not boiling hot!)
 2 pkgs dry yeast
 1 tablespoon salt
 1 tablespoon sugar
 1/4 cup sesame seeds

Method:
 In a large mixing bowl add warm water and dissolve yeast. Add sugar, salt 
  and Crisco. Gradually add flour and mix well. Cover dough and let rise
  until double it's size. Divide dough into four parts. Spray 4 pie tins with 
  vegetable oil spray(any kind). With hands lubricated with oil, spread dough out 
  evenly in each pan. Cover each pan and let dough rise again.

 Now make a wash with 1 tablespoon flour and 1/3 cup water and brush the tops 
  with the wash. Sprinkle each with sesame seeds and then bake for 20 minutes in 
  a 450 °F oven or until dark golden brown. 

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