Bread Machine French Baguettes/ "Sub" Bread

Barbara Oseland

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This wonderful bread you use your bread machine for the hard work, then finish it off in the oven. Totally worth the time and effort for a great fresh sub bread, especially when it is still slightly warm.


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Serves:

2- 6 to 7 inch subs or 1 long loaf

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Ingredients

BREAD

1 c
water
2 1/2 c
bread flour
1 Tbsp
white sugar
1 tsp
salt
1 1/2 tsp
bread machine yeast
drizzle of oil or butter to grease bowl

WASH FOR TOP OF BREAD

1
egg yolk
1 Tbsp
water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place 1 cup water, bread flour, sugar, salt and yeast into bread machine pan in the order recommended by manufacturer. Select Dough cycle, and press Start.
2
When the cycle has completed, place dough in a greased bowl, turning to coat all sides. Cover with a towel, and let rise in a warm place for about 30-40 minutes, or until doubled in bulk. Dough is ready if indentation remains when touched.
3
Punch down dough. On a lightly floured surface, roll into a 16x12 inch rectangle. Cut dough in half, creating two 8x12 inch rectangles. Roll up each half of dough tightly, like a jelly roll, beginning at 12 inch side, gently pounding out any air bubbles as you go. Roll gently back and forth to taper end. Place 3 inches apart on a greased cookie sheet. (I fit both on one sheet) Make deep diagonal slashes across loaves every 2 inches, or make one lengthwise slash on each loaf. Cover, and let rise again in a warm place for an additional 30 to 40 minutes, or until doubled in bulk.
4
Preheat oven to 375°F. Mix egg yolk with 1 tablespoon water; brush over tops of loaves.
5
Bake for 20 to 25 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden brown.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Savory Breads, Other Breads