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255 min

French Bread

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255 min


10 persons




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Author: Konda Liza

This is rather tasty, crispy and aromatic French bread. Making its dough will take some time but you\'ll cook it very quickly, like half an hour.


  • water : 2 cup (warm)
  • dry yeast : 2 tsp
  • salt : 1 tsp
  • flour : 6 cup

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Stages of cooking

  1. In a bowl mix 1/2 cups water and 1/4 cups flour. Then add dry yeast and wait until the foam appear.

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  2. In another bowl mix the rest of flour and salt.

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  3. Now combine two mixtures carefully.

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  4. Pour the rest of water, stirring all the time.

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  5. Stir again, if the dough sticks to your hand, add more flour.

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  6. Knead the dough during 10-15 minutes.

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  7. Place the dough into a bowl and cover with plastic wrap.

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  8. Cover with a towel and place in some warm place for 2 hours. In two hours knead it again and leave for some time, like half an hour or more up to you.

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  9. Divide the dough into 2 pieces. Roll out each piece and then roll into bread.

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  10. Sprinkle flour over the baking tray and place the bread.

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  11. Cover with towel and leave for 45 minutes.

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  12. Pre-heat the oven and make cuts over the bread.

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  13. Place in a pre-heated to 230C (445F) degrees oven. Put also a cup with water to have enough moisture. Cook 10 minutes.

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  14. In 10 minutes take away the cup with water and cook 20 minutes. This is it!

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