Turkish Bread

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This is a great go-to bread recipe if you are short on time.

Whilst you can make this by hand this is so much faster in a breadmaker.

I sprinkle mine with Nigella seeds but experiment. Even crushed garlic works well.

Turkish Bread

Course bread, Sides, Snack
Keyword bread, flat bread
Prep Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 50 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 316kcal


  • 500 g Bread flour
  • 5 g Yeast – Dried
  • 10 g Salt
  • 360 ml Water
  • 1 Egg – Beaten
  • Chosen Topping – see notes


  • Add all ingredients in order to your breadmaker except egg
  • Set to pizza dough setting
  • When done split dough into 4 equal portions (approx 215g each)
  • Roll into a sausage shape and leave relax for a couple of minutes
  • Press into an oval shape and place on a baking sheet
  • Cover with a damp tea towel and leave in a warm place to rise for approx 30 minutes
  • Set oven onto 190°C (375 °F)
  • Gently dimple the dough with your finger tips to form little hollows. Then brush each liberally with beaten egg
  • Sprinkle with your chosen seed or topping
  • Bake until golden, about 10 minutes


Per Serving: 316 Calories; 2g Fat (6.5% calories from fat); 11g Protein; 61g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 35mg Cholesterol; 662mg Sodium. Exchanges: 4 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Fat.
Chosen toppings could be:
  • Sesame seeds
  • Poppy seeds
  • Nigella seeds
  • Onions
  • Garlic
  • Herbs

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