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Easy French Bread

Easy French Bread

Prep Time: 40 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Rising Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 2 hours
Course: Breads
Cuisine: French
Keyword: active dry yeast, all purpose flour
Servings: 30

Ingredients

  • 2 pkg. dry yeast or 2 scant tablespoons
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 8 cups flour all purpose
  • poppy or sesame seeds

Instructions

  • Dissolve yeast in warm water and 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • Combine 2 tablespoons sugar, fat, salt, and boiling water
  • Cool to lukewarm and add yeast mixture
  • Stir in flour until dough ready to knead. Do not worry if you use less flour.
  • Knead 10 minutes or until smooth and elastic. Place in greased bowl, turning once. Let rise until doubled. Punch down and let rest 15 minutes. Divide dough in half.
  • On floured surface, roll each half to a 12 x 15 rectangle. Roll up, starting at 15 inch edge. Place loaves on greased cookie sheets and make 4 or 5 slashes diagonally across tops. Let rise until double.
  • Mix and brush on 1 egg, beaten with 2 tablespoons milk, if desired.
  • Sprinkle on poppy or sesame seeds.
  • Bake at 400° degrees for 20 minutes
Nutrition Facts
Easy French Bread
Serving Size
 
1 slice
Amount per Serving
Calories
136
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
1
g
2
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Sodium
 
155
mg
7
%
Potassium
 
47
mg
1
%
Carbohydrates
 
27
g
9
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
1
g
1
%
Protein
 
4
g
8
%
Calcium
 
5
mg
1
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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