French Bread With Roasted Garlic

French Bread With Roasted Garlic

Time: 45 mins


  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • 4 cups unbleached flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fast-rising active dry yeast
  • 1 tablespoon roasted garlic


  • 1 Add water to the machine following with the rest of the ingredients as listed. Be sure not to have the salt (place salt in a corner)and yeast touch.
  • 2 Use the french bread setting press start.
  • 3 When the dough cycle has finished remove dough from machine place it on a floured work surface. Punch down divide into 2.
  • 4 Start with one rolling into 7-8 X 3 inches. Fold one third up lenghtwise and one third down then press. Repeat twice more letting the dough rest in between foldings.
  • 5 Gentle roll and stretch each piece to 11-13 inch loaf. Place loaf on a lightly floured bread pan so it will keep its shape while rising. Cover with lightly oiled plastic wrap and rise for 30-45 minutes in a warm place.
  • 6 Slash tops with a sharp knife. Place into a preheated oven at 450 degrees for 15-20 minutes. In a pan below add a hand full of ice cubes. Bake until golden brown. Transfer to wire rack and cool.
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