You can dip them in garlic butter or Nutella, serve them with cubes of cheese or munch them on their own, warm from the oven.
These dough balls can be made very quickly when you're short of a snack or needing an accompaniment to a meal.
(Can also be made into dough-sticks)
200g/7 oz/1⅓ cups strong plain flour
½ tsp instant dried yeast
1 tsp salt
126ml/4 fl oz/½ cup water
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Combine the ingredients in a bowl to create a sticky dough.
Leave the dough to rise until it has doubled in size.
Knead the dough on a floured surface then use a sharp, un-serrated knife to chop the dough into 16 pieces.
Shape each piece separately by kneading it lightly then tucking the ‘corners’ into the middle, forming a round ball shape.
The ‘tucked in’ part of the dough will be at the bottom of the ball, giving you a nice smooth shape on top.
Place the dough balls onto a greased baking tray and leave them to rest for a few minutes before baking.
Don’t worry about extra rising time for this recipe. Dough balls can be baked almost immediately as they do not need to grow much.
Bake at 240oC/450F for 6 minutes.
Eat while warm and soft.
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