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Simple French Bread (also bread bowls) Recipe

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This recipe for Simple French Bread (also bread bowls), by , is from The Ann Arbor 2nd Ward Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Elizabeth Elder
Added: Sunday, January 30, 2011

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 C. warm water
2 1/2 T. yeast
6 C. flour
2 C. hot water
3 T. sugar
1 T. salt

Directions:
Directions:
Mix yeast and warm water. Let sit. Mix 3 cups flour and all other ingredients with electric mixer for a few minutes. Mix in remaining 3 cups flour. Knead a few times. Let rise 10 minutes. Punch down. Let rise 10 minutes. Punch down. Repeat this procedure a total of five times. Shape into two sausage shaped loaves and place on a cookie sheet. :Let rise 10 minutes. Bake at 375 for about 30 minutes.

To shape bread bowls, cut dough in desired size, and roll in a bowl shape. Bake for about 20 minutes, but watch closely.

 

 

 

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