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  • Serves: 1 Loaf

French Bread

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Category: Breads

 Ingredients List

  • -------------------------------1 1/2 LB. LOAF-------------------------------
  • 1 1/4 c Water
  • 3 3/4 c Bread flour
  • 3/4 ts Salt
  • 1 ts Active dry yeast
  • Cornmeal
  • 1 Slightly beaten egg white
  • 1 tb Water


Add the first 4 ingredients to the machine according to the manufacturer's
directions. Select dough setting.

When the cycle is finished,remove dough from the machine. Let dough rest 10

On a lightly floured surface divide dough in half and foll each half into a
10x8-inch rectangle. Roll up jekly-roll style, starting from one of the
long sides; seal well. Pinch and pull ends to a taper.

Place seam side down on a greased baking sheet sprinkled with cornmeal.

Combine egg white and water; brush some of it over top of loaves. Cover and
let rise until nearly doubled (35-45 min.). With a sharp knife, make 3-4
diagonal cuts about 1/4-inch deep across the top of each loaf.

Bake in a 375 F. oven for 20 minutes. Brush again with remaining egg white
and water mixture. Continue baking for 12-15 minutes or until bread sounds
hollow when tapped with you fingers.

Remove from baking sheet; cool.

Makes 2 loaves

81 cal, 3g protein, 16g carbo, 0g fat, 0 mg chol, 71mg sodium,
30 mg potassium

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