|Easy French Bread|
2 packages yeast
3 cups warm water
3 teaspoons salt
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons oil
8 cups flour
Dissolve the yeast in ¼ cup of the warm water, you will be using the remaining 2 3/4 cups later.
Mix yeast with remaining ingredients
Let rise in covered greased bowl until doubled in size. I use clean dish towel to cover.
Shape into two large loaves or three smaller loaves.
Put on greased cookie sheet.
Let rise until doubled in size.
|Forming French Bread|
You may top with sesame seeds.
Bake at 400 degree for 15 minutes or longer until golden brown. Watch the time ovens are all different.
Place on wire rack to cool.