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Unleavened Bread for Communion

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe has been used for years in our church for Communion bread. Easy to make and stores well in fridge. Watch carefully when baking, ovens vary in time needed."
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Ingredients

20 m servings 183 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings (6 disks)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Mix flour, oil, and salt together in a bowl; add water and mix using a pastry cutter until dough is soft. Form dough into 6 balls and press into disks onto the prepared baking sheet using your hands.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until bread is cooked, 8 to 10 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • I use a scant 1/3 cup oil and 1/3 cup water.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 183 calories; 12.3 g fat; 15.9 g carbohydrates; 2.2 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 49 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Honestly, I was afraid this wouldn't come together. The dough is wet enough with just the oil. But, taking a leap of faith, I added the water and kept stirring. They came out beautifully! Thank ...

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I used butter instead of oil, andlmilk instead of water. I also rolled it out like very thin pie dough, put it on a cookie sheet, and marked it in lines up/down and across (grid). When it was ba...

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Honestly, I was afraid this wouldn't come together. The dough is wet enough with just the oil. But, taking a leap of faith, I added the water and kept stirring. They came out beautifully! Thank ...

When they're beaten together, butter, sugar anr eggs are leaveners, they help leaven the food, which is why many recipes ask you to cream them together for 5 to 10 minutes or until golden yellow...

I made this for church according to recipe and everyone loved it!

I used butter instead of oil, andlmilk instead of water. I also rolled it out like very thin pie dough, put it on a cookie sheet, and marked it in lines up/down and across (grid). When it was ba...

I tried this, since I had all the ingredients and someone mentioned it tasted like pie crust (I thought, that won't be so bad). I didn't have a pastry cutter or parchment paper, so I improvised ...

I tried this, but with whole wheat flour, olive oil, coconut oil, garlic powder and thyme! Great recipe, thanks!

Had the first Communion Service in our church using these. Remember, they are supposed to taste plain in this circumstance. We do want to try adding some herbs and spices to use with a meal,

Very fast and easy. Very similar in taste and texture to pie crust. I will make it whenever I serve communion.

I was concerned with how oily it was, but after baking it an extra 2 minutes. It was good. Served it to the kids for lunch with chicken salad on it. All 11 kids ate it. Next time I'll sprinkle t...