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French Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Susan Darrington
Added: Tuesday, October 30, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 tablespoons yeast
5 cups flour
2 tablespoons sugar
1 egg
3 1/2 cups lukewarm water
2 teaspoons water
1/4 cup vegetable oil
sesame seeds (optional)
1 1/2 teaspoons salt

Directions:
Directions:
Dissolve yeast and sugar into lukewarm water. Add oil and salt. Mix in 4-5 cups flour until not sticky. Knead 10 minutes. Cut in half and let rest 10 minutes. Roll each half with a rolling pin until 24" long and 12" wide. Fold each side in creating three layers. Seal edges. Roll lengthwise lightly. Lift ends, twist and tuck under. Lay on greased cookie sheet. Combine 1 egg with 2 teaspoons water and wash top. Sprinkle with sesame seeds if desired and let double in bulk. Bake 25-30 minutes at 350. Makes 2 loaves.

 

 

 

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