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Easy French Bread

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Easy French Bread

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  • 10 oz. all-purpose flour (or bread flour –, 2 ¼ cups)
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt (plus 1/2 teaspoon for sprinkling on top)
  • 1 Tbsp. honey
  • 1/2 Tbsp. olive oil (plus 1 tablespoon for brushing over top.)
  • 6 floz warm water
  • 1/2 tsp. active dry yeast
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    Calories120Calories from Fat9
    Total Fat1g2%
    Saturated Fat0g0%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat9
    Total Carbohydrate23g8%
    Dietary Fiber<1g4%
    Vitamin A
    Vitamin C0%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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    Emily Hartwig 18 days ago
    Love making this! It’s easy, and always turns out good. Sometimes I double the batch too and it seems to turn out well. I have done it with an electric mixer and by hand, and both are great.
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    Merlot 7 months ago
    Wow not dense at all.. surprisingly airy. I proofed it in a bread pan in parchment paper in my oven for an hour. Sprayed with water. And had a pan of water inside while proofing. Oil and salt before baking. The directions are a bit unclear it is 2 cups of flour and a bit.. no matter bread or white flour as per recipe. Super easy to make.. love the no sugar aspect.. its a staple in the house now.
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    shirley 7 months ago
    Great texture and flavor, super simple and just the right size for the two of us. My new go-to every-day bread recipe.
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    Shay a year ago
    Great easy little recipe! I love making fresh bread! I don’t have a stand mixer so I do everything by hand and I didn’t have any issues! I LOVE that this called for honey instead of sugar! I prefer to not use sugar if I can so this was right up my alley! Bread came out lovely and delicious! However it makes a smaller loaf than what I’m used to making so next time I’d double to recipe and make 2 loaves otherwise it just doesn’t last long maybe a day or 2 but that’s a good sign right lol! Will make this again I enjoyed it
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    Mark Luaces a year ago
    I live in an area that doesn't have a single bakery unless you want donuts. trying to make bread for me personally is a talent that I want to nail but I know it's extremely hard. I tried this recipe in all purpose flour and it came out pretty decent. my entire family loves bread and we devoured it in 2 days. today I tried the same recipe with bread flour and the finishing product was OUTSTANDING! the only thing I did different was I have a baking stone and did not put it on a sheet tray. there are so many different breads I need to learn but this one will permanently stay in my repertoire.
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    Maria T. 2 years ago
    Easy to make and very tasty!