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French Baguettes Recipe

French Baguettes is a popular French Snack
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
French Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
Difficulty :
Hard
Servings :
Serves 3
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 400 g / 16 oz - whole-wheat flour
  • 200 g / 8 oz - rye flour
  • 1 tsp - salt
  • 2 tsp - dried Yeast
  • 525 ml - warm water
  • How to Make French Baguettes:

    1. Sift the flour and salt in a large bowl.
    2. Add yeast and warm water to it mix it well.
    3. Gradually add half of the flour mixture to the water to make a batter.
    4. Cover it with a cling film and leave it in a warm place to allow it to swell thrice its size and then let it collapse.
    5. Then add the remaining flour and beat with your hand to make a smooth dough.
    6. Place the dough in a clean oiled bowl and cover it with a cling film.
    7. Keep it in a warm place and allow it to swell for an hour.
    8. Divide the dough into 3 equal balls and stretch it into a length of 15 cm.
    9. Shape each piece into an oblong.
    10. Pleat a floured dish towel on a baking sheet to make 3 moulds to hold the dough.
    11. Place the loaves between the pleats to help hold their shape while it swells.
    12. Cover it with a lightly oiled cling film and leave it in a warm place to swell for about an hour.
    13. Meanwhile preheat the oven to 230 degree Celsius.
    14. Boil water in the kettle and pour it in a ceramic bowl.
    15. Place it in the bottom of the oven to generate steam inside the oven.
    16. Take the raised dough, roll it gently into a baking tray, slash it with a knife diagonally several times.
    17. Bake it in the preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes.
    18. Place it in a wire rack to cool.
    19. Serve the bread with soup or use it for sandwich.
    20. Recipe Courtesy: Taste of Pearl City





     

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