Small Loaf French Bread

Small Loaf French Bread Recipe

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Rhonda Wheeler

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@homeskillet

This is one of the best breads I have made. It is easy and the taste is wonderful.They are something like the Pillsbury regrigerated loaf bread.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
8
Prep:
1 Hr 45 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

1 pkg
active dry yeast
2 Tbsp
oil
1/2 tsp
salt
2 1/2 c
flour
1 tablespoon of honey or sugar if you want it sweeter(optional
1 c
warm water
1/4 tsp
garlic(optional)

How to Make Small Loaf French Bread

Step-by-Step

  • 1Combine the yeast and 1 cup of warm water (105-115 degrees) in large bowl,stirring until dissolved.
  • 2Mix in oil,garlic,and salt
  • 3Add 2 cups flour and stir till smooth.Stir in enough additional flour untill the dough forms a ball.
  • 4Knead dough on floured surface and add more flour if too sticky.Knead till smooth and elastic.
  • 5Place dough in a greased bowl and cover in a warm place to rise until its double in size,about 1 hour.
  • 6Punch down dough and divide into two loaves.Shape each dough into a loaf about 9 inches long.
  • 7Place loaves on greased baking sheet.Make three 1/2 diagonal cuts on the top.
  • 8Loosely cover with plastice wrap and let dough rise 20-30 minutes.
  • 9Bake at 450 degrees for 15-18 minutes till golden brown.

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About Small Loaf French Bread

Course/Dish: Other Breads