47 Ratings
  • 5 Rating Star 35
  • 4 Rating Star 10
  • 2 Rating Star 1
  • 3 Rating Star 1

Good with soup, as an appetizer or as a snack. Lavosh is an Armenian unleavened flat bread.

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Ingredients

10
Original recipe yields 10 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

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  • In a large bowl, stir together, flour, sugar and salt. Add water, 1 egg white and melted butter; mix well to make a stiff dough. Knead until dough is smooth, about 5 minutes.

  • Divide dough into 10 balls. Roll each ball on lightly floured surface until paper thin. Place on ungreased baking sheet. Brush with egg white and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

  • Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes, until browned.

Nutrition Facts

150.85 calories; 4.66 g protein; 24.76 g carbohydrates; 3.5 g fat; 6.11 mg cholesterol; 266.36 mg sodium. Full Nutrition


Reviews (36)

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Most helpful positive review

10/17/2003
I've made this dozens of times and always to many rave reviews. I have substituted dried rosemary for the sesame seeds and added a bit of coarse salt on top. Using a pasta machine makes rolling the dough very thin much easier.
(93)

Most helpful critical review

04/10/2008
A little time consuming but an impressive looking alternative to store bought crackers. I brushed mine with egg white and then different combinatins of garlic powder italian seasoning salt pepper parmesan and cayenne. pepper.
(9)
47 Ratings
  • 5 Rating Star 35
  • 4 Rating Star 10
  • 2 Rating Star 1
  • 3 Rating Star 1
10/17/2003
I've made this dozens of times and always to many rave reviews. I have substituted dried rosemary for the sesame seeds and added a bit of coarse salt on top. Using a pasta machine makes rolling the dough very thin much easier.
(93)
06/01/2003
Just like crackers. They do need to be rolled out very thin and even. I sprinkled salt on one batch sesame on another and pepper on the last. They were all great. I drew lines with a knife where I wanted the giant 'cracker' to break after being baked and it worked great.
(54)
04/14/2003
When women of my Lutheran Church were having trouble finding unleavened bread for communion I searched and found this recipe. I baked this unleavened flatbread for Easter Sunday's communion services. It was well received by the congregation and the pastor. Had a little trouble keeping my husband from eating it all before taking it to church. Thank you Sally for sharing this recipe. I have been asked to make it again and it is certainly easy. (I did leave off the sesame seeds for this purpose) I will use it with the sesame seeds for our snacks at home.
(51)
10/08/2004
Versatile and very easy to make. I make this bread often. I like to add extra sunflower seeds to the mix. This recipes makes a great thin crispy crust for mini pizzas. Bake them almost till golden put desired toppings and bake again until cheese is bubbly. Thanks!
(35)
03/18/2006
Super easy. I did find however that my dough was too wet to work with so I had to add more flour and it worked just dandily. I'm in the process of making it again and I think I'll just use less liquid. It does turn out much like a cracker (great for fruit salsa or yogurt cheese) but if you want a softer bread bake for less time. Also I tried topping the two of the bread each with cayenne parmesean crushed garlic and sesame seeds (like it says) and I also made a plain batch. All of them are very nice especially the parmesean (it gets all wonderfully golden and crunchy). The plain one was kind of bland but still alright. This recipe goes in my recipe box.
(27)
08/02/2003
I made this for a 2nd grade class on world's bread. It was so yummy I ate half of them as they were done!
(22)
01/03/2007
My family loves this recipe. Have made it twice in the past week with variations of toppings. Cinnamon/sugar is a current favorite. Fun for kids to help make since it's so easy and they can really get their hands into it.
(20)
03/29/2007
...I was so glad to find this recipe! My girlfriend and I used to dine at a restaurant in Scottsdale that served lavosh. They would top it with lots of melted cheese green chilies diced tomatoes and avocado...so good! I am freezing half the dough (divided) and am hopeful it with thaw and bake up just as good when needed. Thanks Sally..this recipe will save me lots of ca h:)
(17)
04/14/2003
A great flat bread for snacking.
(17)