°3 cups all-purpose flour
°1 teaspoon of sugar
°1 teaspoon salt
°1/2 teaspoon active dry yeast
°1 cup hot water
°2 tablespoons olive oil
°Sesame seeds (optional)
In bowl, combine the flour, sugar, salt also yeast.
Slowly add the hot water and olive oil, and stir until the dough gathers.
Place the dough in a greased bowl, cover it with a towel and let it rise in a warm place for about 1 hour, or until it has doubled in size.
Preheat oven to 425F (220C).
Punch the dough and shape into a ball. Placing dough on a grease baking sheet.
Make a few incisions on the top of the dough with a sharp knife and sprinkle with sesame seeds if desired.
Bake for about 20-25 minutes, or until the bread is golden brown and rings hollow when tapped on the bottom.
Remove from oven and let cool before slicing and serving.
Note: If you do not have an active dry yeast, you can use instant yeast. Just add it with the flour, sugar and salt.