Best No Knead Baguette

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
YIELD: 2 loaves
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in 1/2 cup warm water.
  • Add sugar, salt, shortening, and 1 cup warm water; stir until dissolved.
  • Add flour and stir until smooth.(you may knead, but it's not necessary).
  • Cover and let rise in a draft-free, warm place for an hour or until doubled.
  • Turn onto floured surface. Divide in half; let rest for 5 minutes.
  • Roll each half into a 10"x8" rectangle. Roll up from the long side; pinch along seam edges to seal.
  • Place seam side down on oiled baking sheets sprinkled with cornmeal. Cover and let rise again until doubled, approximately 45 minutes.
  • With a very sharp knife, make 5 diagonal cuts across the top of each loaf.
  • Bake as directed or until lightly browned.
  • Cool on wire racks.
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