French Countryside Bread (bread machine recipe)

Melissa Etheridge

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@melissareeseetheridge

Each week I make at least one loaf of homemade bread. I use this loaf to accompany dinner each night during the week~or until it runs out. If any is left over by the next weekend, I make croutons out of it. This loaf has a crusty top and a soft inside.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

3 Hr 50 Min

Ingredients

1 3/8 c
water
1 1/2 Tbsp
olive oil
1 1/2 tsp
salt
4 c
bread flour
1 Tbsp
sugar
2 tsp
active dry yeast

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Measure and add liquid ingredients to the bread pan.
2
Measure and add dry ingredients (except yeast) to the bread pan.
3
Use your finger to form a well (hole) in the flour where you will pour the yeast. Yeast must NEVER come into contact with a liquid when you are adding ingredients. Measure teh yeast and carefully pour it into the well.
4
Snap the baking pan into the breadmaker and close the lid.
5
Press "select" button to choose the French setting.
6
Choose your crust color and press "start".

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Breads, Savory Breads
Regional Style: French
Hashtag: #Machine