French Bread: Yummy and Easy!

Total Time
2hrs
Prep 1 hr 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a bowl, mix yeast, sugar and 1 cup"warm" water.
  2. Add first four ingredients.
  3. Add flour, 1 cup at a tim.
  4. Knead bread for 3 minutes.
  5. (Wheat bread needs to be kneaded 12 minutes.).
  6. Cover with a cloth and let rise.
  7. Divide into four pieces.
  8. Roll like a jelly roll.
  9. Sprinkle corn meal on bottom of cookie sheet.
  10. Let rise 30 minutes.
  11. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes, or until golden brown.
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I didn't read the recipe through before making, I should have. I think the first direction is confusing. Maybe the ingredient list should be re-ordered to have step one ingredients at the top instead of the bottom. This would have helped me anyways. In the end (despite my mix-ups) I have four huge beautiful loaves of bread! They rose so easily, I couldn't believe it! The texture is light but with plenty of body. Next time I'll reduce the amount of sugar (because of my confusion I already reduced it by 2 t). Thanks for the amazingly easy fantastic recipe!