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People are making dough for bread, bagels and pizza from home and you only need two ingredients

With food shortages continuing and people being ordered to stay home during the coronavirus lockdown, it's getting pretty tricky to stock up on items we love. 

That said, people have been forced to use up what they already have - with many sharing super easy recipes online that even amateur home cooks can whip up with ease. And this two-ingredient dough is so easy that people have been using it to make all kinds of delicious meals - including pizza and bagels.

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  • Check out the full pizza recipe here

The hashtag #twoingredientdough has been trending on Instagram for some time, but now with everyone in self-isolation, it has never been more in demand.

Many people have risen to the challenge and created their own dough from scratch using  just self-raising flour and greek yoghurt - yep, greek yoghurt is the missing ingredient we didn't know we needed until now.

So the good news is, so long as you manage to snap up some greek yoghurt from the supermarket and self-raising flour - you are able to make all sorts of goodies for the family that are super quick and easy.

While many people have slightly tweaked the recipe according to their cooking ability or preferred taste, the fundamentals remain the same.

You just have to mix the one part plain Greek yoghurt and one part flour before kneading it on a lightly floured surface for five minutes until it's smooth and elastic.

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  • Check out the full bagel recipe here 

Before you know it, you have the perfect base for all your favourite meal ideas - and it's so easy for the kids to join in too.

In our opinion, you can't go wrong with making home-made pizzas using the two-ingredient dough method.

Once following the method mentioned above, you simply roll out the dough and throw on your favourite pizza toppings before popping it in the oven at 200C  for just 20 minutes.

And since a trip to the bakery is out of the question, whipping up your own bagels is also a good option.

While they do take a little longer to prepare, the effort is well worth the end result - you'll end up with a bunch of fresh, home-cooked bagels that the whole family will love.

To make the bagels, you need to roll out the dough and shape them into bagel-shaped pieces (round, in case you didn't know) and brush them with egg before topping with sesame seeds or any topping you like.

Ok, so technically you need more than two ingredients for bagels, but so long as you manage to snap up some eggs before the supermarkets run dry, then this too is just as easy to make with ingredients you have at home.

The bagels need just 20 minutes to cook in a 190c oven before turning up the heat for an additional five minutes to make them super cripsy.

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People have also even been making mouth-watering desserts using the two-ingredient dough as a base, such as apple pie, cinnamon scrolls and pretzels - the options are endless (almost).

So if you are worried about running out of food during your time in isolation, consider whipping up some pizzas or other dough-based meals.

We recently shared this three-ingredient flat bread recipe using just flour, butter (or oil) and baking powder, which costs a teeny-tiny amount.

If flatbread isn't your thing, you can always try your hand at making bread in a slowcooker - while the method is a little more involved, it'll save you from fighting other shoppers for the last loaf.

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