Homemade Bakery French Bread

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8Ingredients
65Minutes
490Calories

Ingredients

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  • 2 tablespoons yeast
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 6 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 egg (for brushing on bread)
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    490Calories
    Sodium31% DV750mg
    Fat17% DV11g
    Protein24% DV12g
    Carbs28% DV83g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories490Calories from Fat100
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat11g17%
    Saturated Fat1g5%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol25mg8%
    Sodium750mg31%
    Potassium150mg4%
    Protein12g24%
    Calories from Fat100
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate83g28%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Sugars5g10%
    Vitamin A2%
    Vitamin C
    Calcium2%
    Iron30%

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

    Reviews(5)

    Tasty and soft, but didn’t make crust
    Emily Armstrong 2 years ago
    Great recipe. A family favorite.
    Bridget L. 4 years ago
    Beautiful! Turned out lovely and soft, tasted amazing (especially with raspberry jam and butter), the whole family loved it! 10/10 definitely making it again. On a side note, the recipe called for 1 tablespoon of salt, which seems ridiculous. I only added a teaspoon which I think was a good choice.
    Ameera W. 4 years ago
    I had a great time making this! First bread experience... So my product may not have been as intended 😂. I had never used yeast before (for those wondering, Just add the two packets of yeast to 1/2 cup of 100° water. Let it sit for about 10 minutes. Don't do it I did and leave it in a one cup measuring cup-put it in a large bowl because it will grow a lot!! Mine overflowed all over the place but I was able to save it 😊) I put the loaves of freshly roll dough onto a pan and let it sit for a while (I wasn't quite ready to bake them yet.) they grew to an enormous size! I had smushed all six of the half loaves onto one pan, and they expanded! I'm definitely a yeast newbie! Anyway, I baked them and they were pretty tasty. I was expecting a little more: they looked beautiful but the taste just didn't have it for me. Lastly, I left the loaves out overnight (oops!) and they went stale... :/ oh well! It was okay while it lasted! 💞recommend for a first bread recipe!
    Sonja F. 4 years ago
    Too salty. It is a simple recipe to make. I suggest anyone to give it a try if you are a beginner in the kitchen. I did not make any changes to the recipe. I would not make it again. My family liked it.
    Ashley R. 4 years ago
    absolutely delicious! I made this a couple times this week! my whole family loved it! Perfect recipe

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