Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Classic French Bread
My mom makes a delicious French bread.... and it even has some wheat flour in it! When she makes it - she uses her cool French bread loaf pans. I just make it on a cookie sheet... but the shape looks a lot different.
Mom's Classic French Bread - Mom
Makes 1 1/2 lb. loaf
1 1/4 C water
3/4 tsp. salt
3 1/2 C bread flour (I used 1 C whole wheat)
2 T yeast
1 T water
Place the ingredients in a bread maker and make the dough according to the manufacturers directions.
When dough is done -- shape into two loaves.
Cover and allow the dough to rise for 30 minutes.
Bake at 375 for 20 minutes. Then, use an egg wash and brush the dough.
Bake for 5-10 more minutes.
Slice and serve.