French Bread With Roasted Garlic and a Hint of Lavender!!!

Recipe by Rita1652
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Add water to the machine following with the rest of the ingredients as listed. Be sure not to have the salt (place salt in a corner)and yeast touch.
  • Use the french bread setting press start.
  • When the dough cycle has finished remove dough from machine place it on a floured work surface.
  • Punch down divide into 2.
  • Start with one rolling into 7-8 X 3 inches. Fold one third up lengthwise and one third down then press. Repeat twice more letting the dough rest in between foldings.
  • Gentle roll and stretch each piece to 11-13 inch loaf.
  • Place loaf on a lightly floured bread pan so it will keep its shape while rising.
  • Cover with lightly oiled plastic wrap and rise for 30-45 minutes in a warm place.
  • Slash tops with a sharp knife.
  • Sprinkle with more herbs and coarse salt.
  • For a glaze you can brush the bread before sprinkling with an egg wash!
  • Or leave as directed for a rustic look.
  • Place into a preheated oven at 450 degrees. In a pan below add a hand full of ice cubes. Bake until golden brown for about 15-20 minutes.
  • Transfer to wire rack and cool.
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