Thick Pita Bread

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated September/October 2018

The tender chew and complex flavor of fresh-baked pitas are revelatory. Once you’ve experienced homemade, you’ll swear off supermarket rounds for good.

SERVESMakes four 7-inch pita breads

TIME1½ hours, plus 16 hours resting

Thick Pita Bread

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Our recipe creates plush, tender, and chewy pitas. We start with high-protein bread flour, which increases the pita's chew. A high hydration level and a generous amount of oil help keep the pita tender, and honey adds a touch of sweetness. ...

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