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.


★★★★★ 1 vote

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

How to Make Crusty french Bread


  1. 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.
  2. You can use bread flour inplace of high gluten.
    You can find vitaminc with high gluten in Walmart in the flour section.

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Course/Dish: Other Breads

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