HOMEMADE FRENCH BREAD

Lyn Starr

By
@lynstarr

This makes a good bread for toast. NOT sourdough.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
2 loaves
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
milk, scalded
1/2 c
boiling water
1
yeast, cake
1 tsp
sugar
4 c
flour, sifted
2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
sugar
1 1/2 Tbsp
shortening

Step-By-Step

1Combine milk and water and let cool to lukewarm.

Add yeast cake to 1/4 cup to lukewarm water; add 1 tsp sugar. Set aside.
2In a large bowl, sift together flour, 2 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp sugar; make a well in center; set aside
3Combine warm milk, water and yeast mixture; add
1-1/2 Tablespoons shoetening; allowing shortening to dissolve.
4Pour wet mixture into dry well and mix.
5Shape into a ball with floured hands. Cover with warm damp cloth and let rise to double in size.
6Turn out onto floured board and shape into 2 loaves.

Place in well greased pans and grease top of loaf.
7Let rise to twice in aize.

BAKE at 400 for 15 minutes then:
BAKE at 325-350 for 30 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Breads, Other Breads
Hashtags: #toast, #yeast, #croutons