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French Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Michelle Bearnson
Added: Thursday, April 6, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 c. warm water
2 Tbsp. yeast
2 1/2 Tbsp. sugar
2 tsp. salt
2 Tbsp. oil
7 or 8 cups flour, divided

Directions:
Directions:
Mix yeast in water and let it dissolve. When yeast is dissolved and bubbly, add sugar, salt and oil. Add half the amount of flour beating until smooth. Add the remaining flour slowly until you have a soft dough. Knead until elastic, let rise until double in bulk. Punch down let rise 15 minutes. Cut in thirds and roll in a rectangle 12X15 then roll each rectangle into a long tight roll. Place on greased cookie sheet, slash top and let rise until double. Bake @ 350 for 45 minutes. Makes three loaves
Variation: brush top with milk and sprinkle with sesame seed before baking.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3 loaves
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour

 

 

 

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