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Beautiful Versatile Dough

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It really is! You will fall in love with this gorgeous dough. It came to me by way of my friend, who got it from her neighbour, who got it from who knows where...Finished product has a lovely light 'cakey' texture.


Serves: Makes a lot,

  • 1 superfine sugar (espresso sized cup amount)
  • 2 tablespoons dried yeast
  • 2 cups warm water
  • 1 sprinkling of salt
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour


Beautiful Versatile Dough is a community recipe submitted by nads and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • In a bowl, mix everything together except for the last two ingredients.
  • Add remaining ingredients and knead till you achieve a smooth dough, adding a little more flour if necessary.
  • This dough is now ready to be used how you like.
  • Additional Information

    I use Richard Bertinets method of French folding to work the dough by hand, I just find it turns out a lighter dough, but whatever gets the job done for you is fine! use for both sweet or savoury, sticky buns, meat pasties (fatayir), pizza.

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    What 1 Other has said

    • You're supposed to leave the dough to rest about twenty minutes after step one :)

      Posted by nads on 17th October 2011
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