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  • 4 cups bread flour (all-purpose can be substituted)
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. yeast
  • 1 1/2 cups warm water
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    Calories100Calories from Fat4.5
    Total Fat0.5g1%
    Saturated Fat0g0%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat4.5
    Total Carbohydrate20g7%
    Dietary Fiber<1g3%
    Vitamin A0%
    Vitamin C

    * 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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    Lea Daughety a month ago
    Does not say what temp to bake at
    Elana Lunow 4 months ago
    Really good have made so far 4 times . Making again for dinner tonight.
    Mrs. Stein 6 months ago
    I followed the recipe exactly, but should have added egg wash to help with the color.
    Sam Ames a year ago
    One of my best loaves made so far!
    Ayu a year ago
    It’s tasty! This is staple French bread 🥖 in my house.
    Ananya Sen Gupta a year ago
    One of my favorite bread recipes ever! Super simple, can be made with various mix-ins or toppings, and comes out delicious every time. Definitely a family favorite!
    Renee Bates a year ago
    Easy!! Going to try different crust toppings as well
    Carson Amarante 2 years ago
    Amazing! Make it all the time for my family
    Great recipe for DIY French bread, if you don’t have a bread machine.
    Jeff Fedor 2 years ago
    Pretty good for a quick French bread.
    Justine Brad K. 2 years ago
    I've made this several times. Always turns out great. I even made a twist loaf with garlic and cheese. Yum!
    A bit plain, but a simple and very easy recipe
    Will Manwaring 2 years ago
    i'm new to baking, but this was really easy to make, and super good. 10/10 would eat again
    Purple Maniac 2 years ago
    Turned out great! Will definitely make again!
    レモン 2 years ago
    BEST baguette recipe. They even do well if you make them fatter/thinner :D
    Em Alina 2 years ago
    Amazing, definitely doing this again
    Amy 2 years ago
    It turned out great but I suggest just rolling it into long logs with your hands rather than rolling it into a rectangle with a rollong pin and folding it in as the directions stated. I brushed mine with water before baking too.
    Laina Caba 2 years ago
    I just got done doing this recipe. It was easy to follow and understand. The French Bread came out very good. Thanks! Mrs. C
    Charmaine S. 2 years ago
    Easy recipe! Very good result! Great taste!
    jay mosser 2 years ago
    Super easy and better than grocery store bakery Best when warm with Irish butter Has moist dense crumb Will try letting second rise go longer to make less dense and more fluffy
    Johnny Glasser 3 years ago
    This is awesome! It’s my first time making bread and I’m surprised at how well it turned out! I was worried i messed it up but it turned out great! It did take like 3 hours but it was definitely worth the wait
    Wendy Orgel 3 years ago
    Easy to follow! Needs more salt in my opinion, but it makes perfectly good, if plain, bread!
    Lorraine 3 years ago
    It turned out really well! My family devoured an entire loaf in a day. It wasn’t the easiest to make. I was afraid of breaking the mixer once the dough came together (the mixer was really straining) so I ended up kneading by hand. It took a while, but oh well. The taste actually reminded me of the French bread from the bakery across the street from my grandparents house in Puerto Rico. It’s really soft on the inside and crispy on the outside. I will definitely be making this recipe again
    Kehler 4 years ago
    Simple, and turns out perfectly every time. A staple weekend bake at my house now.
    Erin Morgan 4 years ago
    It turned out brown and crispy on outside and soft on inside. It isn’t a difficult recipe, but make sure you make plenty of time. There is close to 3 hours rising time.
    Catie Raya 5 years ago
    Amazing! I love this recipe. I use it aaaaalll the time now ❤️
    Jennifer Strnad 5 years ago
    It turned out really well. It was very good. I used some oil on the tops of the bread loaves and spices to season them.
    Cody 5 years ago
    The over all flavor was good, I added a little to much salt in mine. Otherwise happy with outcome.
    Aaron Thomas 5 years ago
    we / i just made it :) yummly we /wife and I ate a loaf with peanut butter instantly . poor dog just sat there and drooled lol gona make a loaf sunday nite for my lunches next week
    kendell l. 5 years ago
    Absolutely delicious! I made it exactly how the recipe calls for it, then just added butter and garlic to go with spaghetti and meatballs. So rich and fluffy. Definitely saving this one for later!