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    Sourdough French Bread

    Sourdough French Bread. Photo by PaulaG

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    Total Time:

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    25 mins

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 18

    Yield:

    loaves

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Dissolve yeast in warm water.
    2. 2
      Add the rest of the ingredients.
    3. 3
      Mix and knead lightly and return to the bowl to rise until double.
    4. 4
      Turn out onto floured board and divide dough into two parts.
    5. 5
      Shape dough parts into oblongs and then roll them up tightly, beginning with one side.
    6. 6
      Seal the outside edge by pinching and shape into size wanted.
    7. 7
      Place loaves on greased baking sheet and let rise until double again.
    8. 8
      Make diagonal cuts on top of loaves with razor blade or VERY SHARP knife and brush lightly water for crisp crust.
    9. 9
      Bake at 400 degrees F for about 25 minutes, or until brown and done.
    10. 10
      NOTE:
    11. 11
      Also note the the serving sizes in all of these recipes is guesstamate.
    12. 12
      It all depends on the serving size you select.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 01, 2009

      55

      This was my 1st successful sourdough bread and its delish! (eating it right now). The only recommendation i have is to adjust the temperature to 375. It came out a little dark, but still amazing!

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    • on September 11, 2009

      45

      Thanks for the recipe, but just want to add I use virgin coconut oil instead of the vegetable oil. Polyunsaturate oils, (i.e. vegetable, canola, soy, safflower, sunflower, etc) have always been marketed as "healthy" but are in fact linked to cancer because they're processed through a solvent bath (Hexane) and then deodorizers to mask the rancidity (free radicals). Needless to say, that kind of ruins a good recipe such as this.

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    • on January 23, 2009

      45

      This is one of the best bread recipe's I have tried. It was very light and fluffy and tasty. I would bake it longer next time and turn the loaves so they brown on all sides. I could not get the crust crispy despite spraying with mister.

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    Nutritional Facts for Sourdough French Bread

    Serving Size: 1 (58 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 18

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 138.1
     
    Calories from Fat 18
    13%
    Total Fat 2.1 g
    3%
    Saturated Fat 0.4 g
    2%
    Cholesterol 0.9 mg
    0%
    Sodium 263.0 mg
    10%
    Total Carbohydrate 25.7 g
    8%
    Dietary Fiber 0.9 g
    3%
    Sugars 1.4 g
    5%
    Protein 3.6 g
    7%

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    sourdough starter

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