Bake the Perfect Baguette



Bake the Perfect Baguette

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Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp active dry yeast
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup warm water

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the warm water and yeast. Let it sit for 5 minutes until it becomes frothy.
  2. Add the flour and salt to the yeast mixture. Knead the dough until smooth and elastic.
  3. Cover the dough with a damp cloth and let it rise for 1 hour or until doubled in size.
  4. Preheat your oven to 450°F (230°C). Place a baking stone or sheet in the oven to preheat.
  5. Punch down the dough and shape it into a baguette. Place it on a floured surface and let it rest for 10 minutes.
  6. Score the baguette with a sharp knife and transfer it to the preheated baking stone or sheet.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the baguette is golden brown and sounds hollow when tapped.
  8. Remove from the oven and let it cool on a wire rack.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 1 baguette

Learn how to bake the perfect baguette with this easy recipe. Crispy on the outside, soft on the inside – it’s the ideal French bread!

Nutrition Information: Calories: 120, Fat: 0.5g, Carbohydrates: 25g, Protein: 3g

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