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    Ultimate Sourdough Baguettes

    Ultimate Sourdough Baguettes. Photo by Bonnie G #2

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    3 hrs 25 mins

    3 hrs

    25 mins

    startnover's Note:

    These are time consuming but so good! Especially if you aren't close to a good bakery. They make excellent sourdough rolls for sandwiches like french dip.

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    Glaze

    • 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten (with 1 T water)

    Optional

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a large bowl combine water, starter, and 3 c flour, mixing until smooth.
    2. 2
      Stir in the salt, sugar, yeast, and gluten, then add 2 more cups flour.
    3. 3
      Stir until starts to pull away from sides of bowl, add only enough flour to make a slack, sticky dough.
    4. 4
      Knead 5 minutes and turn into an oiled bowl.
    5. 5
      Let rise 1-1/2 to 2 hours.
    6. 6
      Deflate and divide into 6 thin or 3 thick baguettes or several rolls.
    7. 7
      Place at least 4 inches apart from each other.
    8. 8
      Baguettes should be aprox. 18 inches long.
    9. 9
      Place a lightly greased piece of plastic wrap on top and let rise 1 hour.
    10. 10
      Brush with egg wash and sprinkle w/ desired topping.
    11. 11
      Spray w/ olive oil.
    12. 12
      Bake in 450°F oven for 20 min, remove from oven, place rack at top of oven.
    13. 13
      Put bread back in and broil till deep golden brown in color, watching closely!
    14. 14
      Remove and serve.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 19, 2014

      55

      WOW great bread. Made them into 7 small baguettes, just like I was looking for. Going to use them for baked egg boats. Didn't need to put them under the broiler as mine were beautiful when they came out of the oven. Loved how easy the dough was to work with.

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    • on June 09, 2009

      55

      Made this last night and you are soooo right it's the "ULTIMATE" Baguettes. I made them exactly as directed using poppy seeds as thats our favorite and slashing the rolls just before they went into the oven. The rose wonderful into nice shapes, the outside was that great crusty crunch you want on them with a soft, light texture inside. I got 8 good sized baguettes out of them and everyone went back for seconds. Thanks homegirl for a recipe that will be used again and again. I'll be back later to post a picture once I get it downloaded.

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    • on February 21, 2009

      45

      I made this last week and it was great. Very tasty and good crust. It was a little too chewy so I will cut the gluten in half next time. I made 2 long loaves and 3 rolls. I put poppy seeds on one loaf and caraway seeds on the other (favorite) and sesame seeds on the rolls.

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    Nutritional Facts for Ultimate Sourdough Baguettes

    Serving Size: 1 (981 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 2403.9
     
    Calories from Fat 98
    88%
    Total Fat 10.9 g
    16%
    Saturated Fat 2.5 g
    12%
    Cholesterol 188.8 mg
    62%
    Sodium 4684.7 mg
    195%
    Total Carbohydrate 492.0 g
    164%
    Dietary Fiber 20.2 g
    80%
    Sugars 10.1 g
    40%
    Protein 73.1 g
    146%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    sourdough starter

    vital wheat gluten

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