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Homemade Baguette Recipe

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Looking for an easy Homemade Baguette recipe? Learn how to make Homemade Baguette using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mandan63

Makes 16 servings



Recipe found here - http://www.thesisterscafe.com/2010/04/baguette-2

Recipe Ingredients for Homemade Baguette

1 1/2 cups warm water
1 1/2 tbs. (2 packages) dry yeast
2 tsp. sugar
3 1/4 cups flour
2 tsp. salt

Recipe Directions for Homemade Baguette

  1. In a small bowl mix the warm water with the yeast and sugar. Let it sit for about 5 minutes ? foam should form on the top.

  2. In a large mixing bowl combine the flour and salt. Gradually add the yeast mixture. Mix until the dough becomes a smooth ball and knead for 5 minutes. (I use my Kitchen Aid with the dough hook)

  3. Cut in half and then shape into 2 baguettes. To make them smooth and pretty, roll each half of dough into rectangle and roll up lengthwise. Pinch the edges to seal and place on lightly greased cookie sheet (or silpat) with seam down. Cover and let it rise for 30 minutes.

  4. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. With a very sharp knife (I like to use a serrated blade) gently make a slash down the length of each baguette. This will give it that authentic look. Pour water in a cookie sheet and place it on the bottom rack of the oven. Bake the bread for 15 minutes. Half way through, brush the bread with melted butter.

Categories

Breads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 50.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
98
Calories from Fat
3
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
0.3g
0%
Saturated Fat
0.1g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
292mg
12%
Potassium
50mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
20.3g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0.9g
4%
Sugars
0.6g
Protein
3.1g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • High in selenium
  • High in thiamin
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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