Rosemary Bread - Started in the Bread Maker - Baked in the Oven

READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
YIELD: 2 loafs




  • Set bread machine on "Dough"cycle, depending on machine, choose either small or medium loaf size.
  • Add all ingredients except 1 tsp rosemary.
  • Make sure the water is only luke warm otherwise it will kill the yeast.
  • Start the bread machine and let it run until the dough cycle is completed and the machine turns itself off.
  • Remove dough to a floured board, cut into 2 portions and shape 2 loafs.
  • Spray pan or cookie sheet with butter or oil spray and put the dough loafs on.
  • If using the french baguette pan, form oblong loafs, otherwise make round boule style loafs.
  • with a sharp knife, cut one long slit in the oblong loafs or a tic-tac-toe pattern in the boule style loafs.
  • Sprinkle rosemary and coarse salt, if desired, on top and press lightly on, let rest for another 10 - 15 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 400°F or 200°C.
  • Put a pan with hot water on the bottom when you turn the oven on.
  • Bake in the lower half of the oven, ca. 50 - 60 minutes or until golden brown.
  • the bread should sound hollow on the bottom when tapped.
  • Remove from oven and let cool.
  • Enjoy!