French Peasant Bread

Recipe by tnsmom
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READY IN: 3hrs 25mins
SERVES: 8-10
YIELD: 2 loaves
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Dissolve yeast, sugar and salt in water.
  • Add flour and stir with a wooden spoon until blended. Do not knead -- it will be lumpy.
  • Cover and let rise until doubled, about 1 hours
  • Oil a cookie sheet with olive oil.
  • Oil hands and remove dough from bowl and divide into 2 rounds and place on cookie sheet.
  • Sprinkle dough with cornmeal(optional).
  • Let rise 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees and brush dough with melted butter.
  • Bake for 10 min then reduce heat to 375 degrees and bake an additional 15 minutes.
  • When finished baking, brush again with melted butter.
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