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French Bread

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Category: Breads

 Ingredients List

  • 3 c Unbleached white flour
  • 1 1/2 ts Salt
  • 3 tb Wheatgerm
  • 1 tb Dry yeast
  • 1 c Warm water


In a bowl, stir together 3 c flour with salt & wheatgerm. Combine the yeast
& the water & set aside till the yeast starts to work.

Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients & pour in the yeast &
water. Slowly work in the flour from the sides of the bowl, then beat the
mixture vigorously until thoroughly stirred together. This is a sticky

Flour a board & turn out the dough. Turn the bread so that is coated on
all sides. Knead thoroughly.

Fold dough in half & roll out into a narrow shape about 12 inches long. Set
on an oiled pan & allow to rise till it is doubled in size.

Preheat oven to 375F & bake for 45 minutes.

Adapted from Anne Lerner, "Breads You Wouldn't Believe"

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