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French Baguettes (for bread machine) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Betty Bagley
Added: Thursday, May 7, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup water
2 3/4 cups bread flour
1 Tbsp. sugar
1 Tsp. salt
1 1/2 tsp bread machine yeast

Directions:
Directions:
Place all ingredients in bread machine and process on dough cycle.

Remove from pan and place dough in greased bowl, turning to coat all sides. Cover and let rise in warm place about 30 minutes until double.

Grease large cookie sheet. Divide dough in half. Roll out each piece of dough into rectangle and roll up into long, narrow loaf.

Place loaves on cookie sheet. Make 3-4 diagonal slashes across the top of loaves with sharp knife. Cover and let rise until double, about 30-40 minutes.

Heat oven to 375. Mix 1 egg yolk and 1 Tbsp. water. Brush on tops of loaves and bake 20-25 minutes until golden brown. Serve warm or cool on wire rack.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
3 hours start to finish
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a great recipe because it uses common ingredients to make great French bread. Perfect with pasta.

 

 

 

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