Communion Bread for Zion Lutheran Church, Spring City, PA

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“Bread we use in our Holy Communion services at church. *** The dough can be made in a bread machine, but will still be cooked in the oven. Follow the direction for your machine when adding the ingrediants and use the dough setting.”
2hrs 10mins
5 rounds

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a bowl dissolve yeast in warm water.
  2. Stir in honey, oil and salt.
  3. Add flour and mix with hands.
  4. Turn dough onto a lightly floured board and knead for 5 minuets.
  5. When elastic, place dough in a bowl and cover lightly with plastic wrap.
  6. Let dough rise in a warm place for 1 1/2 hours.
  7. Turn dough out on a lightly floured board and knead a few times.
  8. Roll to 1/4 inch thickness.
  9. Cut into 4 inch rounds (a coffee can works well for this).
  10. Score deeply with a sharp knife or pastry knife in a cross shape, cutting almost to the bottom.
  11. Place on a lightly oiled baking sheet and bake at 375 for 10 to 12 minuets.
  12. The bread WILL NOT brown noticeably, so it should not be baked longer then that.

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