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Zymi gia Lathenia: Easy Pizza Dough Recipe

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In Greek, pizzas are called lathenia (or ladenia), say: lah-THEN-yah. They are home cooking favorites, and this recipe for the dough is simple, using self-rising flour (you can make your own if you don't keep it on hand). The dough creates a fabulous pizza crust.

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups of self-rising flour
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 cup of butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 cups of milk
  • (olive oil for brushing before cooking)

Preparation:

Combine all dough ingredients. Knead for 20 minutes and set aside until the oven has preheated and toppings are ready. (The dough will start to rise.)

Roll out to a thickness of 1/4 inch, and brush lightly with olive oil before adding toppings.

Yield: makes enough for one 18-inch pizza, two 9-inch pizzas, or three 6-inch pizzas.

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