Crusty french Bread

Jim Decker


Its been over 10 years since I got bread, kizer rolls, hogie rools, bagels etc. from the store. A saving of well over a thousand dollars.

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1 week worth of bread


3 Hr


35 Min


1 1/2 c
warm water
2 tsp
1 tsp
3 tsp
4 tsp
vital wheat gluten with vitamin c added to the flour
4 c
high gluten flour
2 Tbsp
sesame seeds
egg wash

Directions Step-By-Step

mix the flour salt in one bowl mix the yeast, suger, and water. let it rest for 5 minutes. then add the wet ingredients to the dry mix. Turn mixer on med speed until the mix turns in to a ball. Spray bowl and top of dough and cover. Place the dough in the proofer for 30 minutes or until the dough doubles in size. Punch it down and forn a loaf . Place the loaf in a loaf pan and brush the top with the egg wash . Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Place the dough back in the proofer for 35 minutes or until it doubles in size again. Place in a pre heated oven at 350 degrease for 30 minutes. Place on a rack to cool.
You can use bread flour inplace of high gluten.
You can find vitaminc with high gluten in Walmart in the flour section.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breads