SIMPLY EASY FRENCH BREAD

Lillian Russo

By
@Lilliancooks

I've used this bread recipe MANY times and its perfect! I found it on a cooking site. It was posted by a cook known as Pleclare. As you can see in my photo, this recipe makes 2 loaves. Most times I add toasted sesame seeds ontop, but that time I didn't. This bread is best when baked til dark golden brown. It tastes just like the bread I get from my favorite bakery!


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Serves:

alot

Prep:

1 Hr 15 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Ingredients

1 1/2 pkg
dry, rapid rise yeast
2 c
warm water(105-115 degrees)
1 Tbsp
kosher salt
1 Tbsp
sugar
5 c
all purpose flour
1
egg white + 1 tbls.water- for egg wash
toasted sesame seeds-optional

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in water and let sit for 5 minutes. Then mix salt,sugar and flour with the yeast.
2
Knead till smooth and elastic on floured board for 5 mins.
3
Grease bowl and place dough in bowl and turn to coat. Cover with saran. Let rise 1 1/4 hours.
4
Remove ,pound down and shape into 2 loaves.
5
Place loaves in a pan coated with cornmeal. Slash tops of loaves,brush with egg wash. Add toasted sesame seeds at this time.
6
Place in cold oven, turn to 400 degrees. Bake 30-40 mins. or til DARK golden brown.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy