Food Processor French Bread
(It really is easy!)
1/2 cup warm water (105)
1 1/2 package dry yeast
use above for yeast mixture
31/2 cups of flour
1 cup warm water
Grease Baguette Pan
Mix dry ingredients and add warm water and yeast mixture. Let processor run for 20 to 30 secs. If mixture is too dry or wet, add water of flour as needed until dough make a firm ball.
Transfer dough to lightly
floured surface and knead for several turns. Divide dough in half and
roll into two cylinders 8 to 10 inches long. Transfer to pan and let rise
45 minutes (about doubled in size).
After 30 min place racks in middle and lower quarter of oven. Place a low pan of water on lower rack and pre-heat to 450. Bake at 450 for 10 minutes, then lower heat to 400.
Bake until golden brown and bread sounds hollow when tapped with a finger.