Bread Machine Recipes

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French Bread II

Cooking Directions:
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1 1/4 cups warm water -- (80 degrees)
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon salt
3 1/2 cups bread flour
1 tablespoon active dry yeast
=== GLAZE ===
2 tablespoons water
1/2 teaspoon salt

Make sure all ingredients, except water, are at room temperature.

Follow the instructions for your particular brand of bread baking machine.
Use "Dough" program.

Place dough on a lightly floured surface. Roll into a large rectangle.
Starting with the longest side, roll up tightly, pressing the seam to seal
and tapering each end.

Place the loaf on a greased baking sheet, cover and let rise in a warm
place 40 minutes or until double in size. With a knife, cut three
diagonal slashes across top of the loaf. Combine the glaze ingredients.
Brush the loaf generously. Bake at 400 degrees 20 to 25 minutes, or until

This recipe yields 1 loaf.

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