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One Bowl French Bread

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  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Hot tap water 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Egg white 1 , slightly beaten
  Active dry yeast 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Package)
  Cold water 1 Tablespoon
  Softened margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Unsifted all purpose flour 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs), divided
  Sugar 4 Teaspoon
  Corn meal 1 Tablespoon

Combine 1 cup flour, sugar, salt and undissolved dry yeast in a large bowl.
Mix thoroughly.
Add softened margarine.
Add very hot tap water, gradually to dry ingredients; beat 2 minutes at medium speed of electric mixer, scraping bowl occasionally.
Add 1 cup flour, or enough flour to make a thick batter.
Beat at high speed for 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally.
Stir in enough additional flour to make a soft dough.
Cover bowl tightly with plastic wrap; let rest for 45 minutes.
Stir dough down; turn out on to a heavily-floured board.
With floured hands mold into an oblong, 15 inches long.
Taper ends.
Carefully place on a greased baking sheet sprinkled with corn meal.
Cover; let rise in a warm place, free from draft, until doubled in bulk, about 40 minutes.
Make 5 diagonal cuts on top of loaf with a sharp knife.
Bake at 400° for 25 minutes.
Brush loaf with combined beaten egg white and cold water.
Return to oven; bake 15 minutes longer, or until done.
Remove from baking sheet, place on wire rack to cool.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1978 Calories from Fat 261

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g45%

Saturated Fat 4.2 g21.1%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 3202.1 mg133.4%

Total Carbohydrates 369 g122.9%

Dietary Fiber 14.3 g57.2%

Sugars 21.4 g

Protein 52 g104.4%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0.04%

Calcium 8.4% Iron 122.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

One Bowl French Bread Recipe