Egyptian Sun Bread

Aysh Shems or know in English as Egyptian Sun Bread has been part of

the Egyptian diet since the time of the pharaohs we can often see this bread depicted on the walls of tombs and temples.

This bread is something the woman of an Egyptian household make at least once a week

below is the recipe so you can give it a try 🥰


For Biga (pre-ferment)

Strong White Flour x 2 cups

Instant Yeast. x 1/4 teaspoon

Tepid Water. x 3/4 cup


Strong White Flour. x 2.5 cups

Tepid Water. x 3/4 cup

Instant Yeast. x 3/4 teaspoon

Table Salt. x 1 1/4 teaspoon


Big Bowl

Tea Towel

Wooden Board or Baking Tray