- 1 to 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 3/4 cup cake flour
- 1 (2-1/4 tsp.) envelope Fleischmann's® Pizza Yeast OR Fleischmann's® Quick Rise Yeast
- 2 teaspoons sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 cup very warm water (120° to 130°F)*
- 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/4 cup fresh rosemary sprigs
- 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
- Preheat oven to 500°F. Place pizza stone on lowest rack in oven during preheating.
- Combine 1 cup all-purpose flour, cake flour, undissolved yeast, sugar and salt in a bowl. Add water and mix until well blended, about 1 minute. Add additional flour, if needed, to form a soft dough.
- Knead** on a floured surface, adding additional flour if necessary, until smooth and elastic, about 4 minutes. Divide dough into 8-equal size portions. Cover dough while working with individual portions. (If not using Pizza Yeast, allow dough to rest for 10 minutes.)
- Roll one portion of dough on floured surface into a 12 x 4-inch rectangle. The dough should be extremely thin at this point.
- Place flat bread on a well-floured or cornmeal-dusted pizza peel, flat baking sheet or the back side of a jelly roll pan. Parchment paper (not waxed paper) also works. Make sure that the flat bread moves freely.
- Combine olive oil and garlic in a small bowl. Drizzle crust with about 1-1/2 teaspoons oil. Sprinkle with fresh rosemary and Parmesan cheese. Repeat with remaining crusts.
- To bake, slide the flat bread off the pizza peel or baking sheet onto the preheated stone that is still in the oven (On most pizza stones, you should be able to bake 2 flat breads at the same time). Use a long-handled spatula to help transfer the bread if needed. Bake 3 to 5 minutes or until flat bread is lightly browned.
- When the flat bread is done, remove it from the oven with a pizza peel. You can also use a spatula or tongs to gently transfer the flat bread to a cutting board, pizza pan or cookie sheet for serving.
- Allow the oven to cool before removing the pizza stone and follow the manufacturers directions for cleaning.