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French Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Terry Crandall
Added: Saturday, November 8, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c warm water
2 pkg. dry yeast
2 tbsp white sugar
1 tbsp salt
1/4 c oil
6 c flour

Directions:
Directions:
Bake at 375

1. In warm water add yeast and dissolve.
2. Add in this order, sugar, oil, salt and flour
3. Dough will be sticky,
4. On a floured board, knead more flour in until bread is not sticky to touch.
5. Roll dough out until it is 1/2 inch thick
6. Roll dough into a long roll
7 Place on a greased cookie sheet in a semi-circle
8. With a knife make diagonal slits on top of dough
9. Bake for about 40 minutes or until brown and makes a hallow sound when you knock on it.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Recipe feeds 12 people
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes plus baking time
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe is one you can triple and just divide the dough to make two large loaves. I got this recipe from a cook in a nursing home in the days when bread had to made everyday as specialty breads were not found in the market.

 

 

 

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