White bread (French)

    2 hours 20 min

    French bread recipe, which can be used for sticks, crusty rolls, etc. This basic recipe uses a mixture of plain flour and bread flour.


    Buckinghamshire, England, UK
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    Makes: 10 large rolls

    • 240ml (8 fl oz) French bottled warm water
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons caster sugar
    • 1 tablespoon active dried baking yeast
    • 312g (11oz) bread flour
    • 140g (5oz) plain flour
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Extra time:1hr20min rising  ›  Ready in:2hr20min 

    1. Take the warm water and dissolve 1 teaspoon of the sugar in the water, then add the dried yeast. Whisk the mixture, put aside and cover with a cloth for 30 to 40 minutes.
    2. Put the remainder of the ingredients in a bowl and mix, when the yeast mix is ready, add to mixing bowl and mix till soft and smooth.
    3. Remove from bowl and knead for 5 minutes, then put aside for 20 minutes. After 20 minutes, shape as require and place on a tray.
    4. Cover your bread and keep in a warm place until doubled in size, 30 to 45 minutes.
    5. Preheat the oven to 200 C / Gas 6.
    6. Bake in the preheated oven until golden, about 35 minutes.

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