My family and I Love Fresh Baked French Bread. I have never had the guts to try and bake it myself until today. To my surprise it was pretty simple to make. So I will definitely bake it more often.
So let’s get started and you can see just how easy this bread is to bake.
6 C. of Flour (I did 3 Cups of All Purpose and 3 Cups of wheat)
2 1/2 C. of Warm Water
2 TBS of Yeast
1 TBS of Sugar
1 tsp of Sea Salt
3 TBS of Olive Oil + more for later
Add yeast and sugar to the 2 1/2 cups of water. Let it sit for about five minutes until you see the yeast get all bubbly on top.
In a food processor or bowl add Flour, Salt. Mix to combine. Add water mixture and oil mix until pulls away from the sides of food processor or bowl.
Once your dough has risen. Cut dough into 2 pieces. Roll into French Bread shape. (Makes 2 loaves) Place on a parchment lined and oiled baking sheet.
Score the dough and lightly brush with Olive Oil. Place in a 375° pre-heated oven for 20-30 minutes or until golden brown.
Now enjoy a bread with a nice crusty and crackling outside and soft inside.
Add some marinara sauce, cheese and dried oregano for a French Bread Pizza. Melt with your favorite cheeses for an appetizer or simply add butter.
Happy Baking & Enjoy!!!
Until Next Time,