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Crusty French Bread with Garlic recipe

Crusty French Bread with Garlic.

This comforting loaf of homemade Frenchbread has a crunchy outer crust and a moist, tender inner crumbfragrant with garlic. It was love at first bite…and this breadhas been a family-favorite ever after. Recipe is written forbread machines.

Another delicious recipe from our Family-FavoriteRecipes Collection.

Recipe: Crusty French Breadwith Garlic

For 2 Pound Loaf:1 1/3 cups water1 1/2 teaspoons kosher or sea salt1 1/2 teaspoons granulated sugar3 1/2 cups white bread flour1 teaspoon active dry yeast2 cloves garlic, finely chopped, or totasteFor 2 1/2 Pound Loaf:1 2/3 cups water2 teaspoons kosher or sea salt1 tablespoon granulated sugar4 2/3 cups white bread flour1 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast3 cloves garlic, finely chopped, or totasteFor 3 Pound Loaf:2 cups plus 2 tablespoons water3 teaspoons kosher or sea salt1 1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar6 cups white bread flour2 teaspoons active dry yeast5 cloves garlic, finely chopped, or totaste

  • Add the ingredients to bread machine panin the order listed, or according to your bread machine manufacturer’sdirections.
  • Select French Bread or Basic White cycle,and if your machine requires, select the weight and desired colorof crust; then press the Start button.
  • Add the chopped garlic at the end of thefirst kneading (bread machines usually make a beeping sound atthis point).
  • When done, immediately remove bread frompan and cool completely on a wire rack before slicing.

    Makes one loaf, or depending on weightof loaf, makes 12 to 18 servings.

    Cook’s Tip: Unless your bread machine hasretractable mixing/kneading paddle(s), remove them immediatelyafter the last kneading. Doing so not only makes removingthe bread from the pan easier, it also greatly reduces the sizeof the hole(s) left in the bottom of “bread machine”baked breads.

    Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/18of recipe for 3 pound loaf): 171.5 calories; 4% calories fromfat; 0.8g total fat; 0.0mg cholesterol; 314.6mg sodium; 57.9mgpotassium; 34.6g carbohydrates; 1.2g fiber; 1.2g sugar; 33.4gnet carbs; 5.7g protein.

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