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French Baguette (Food Processor)

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“This baguette is made up fast and easy with the help of the food processor”
READY IN:
1hr 50mins
YIELD:
1 loaf
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 14 cups water, warm
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 12 teaspoons yeast
  • 1 12 cups flour
  • 1 12 teaspoons salt

Directions

  1. Place warm water in the food processor. Stir in the sugar and yeast. Let stand for 5 minutes. Process for 5 seconds.
  2. Add 1 cup flour and process 5 seconds. Add salt and rest of the flour and process until it form a ball. Then process for 40 seconds.
  3. Remove the dough from the food processor. Pour 1/2 tsp of olive oil in a bowl and with a paper towel coat the bowl with the oil. Place the dough in the bowl, covering it with some of the oil. Cover with a clean dish towel and allow to it to rise for about 1 hour or until doubled.
  4. Punch down and shape into a baguette. Make 4 slashes in the dough.
  5. Preheat oven to 425. Add a pan of water in the bottom of the oven.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes, spraying it with water 4 times during the cooking time. Reduce oven to 350 and bake another 20 minutes or until golden.
  7. Option: Brush with an egg glaze for a shiny loaf before baking.

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