French Baguettes

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Great eaten fresh from oven. Used to make sub sandwiches, etc.

Modified from: French Baguettes

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  1. Place 1 cup of warm water [100 to 110 degrees], bread flour, sugar, and yeast into Kitchen Aid and knead for 5-7 minute.Let stand in mixer bowl four 7 minutes add salt and mix in.
  2. When the cycle has completed, place dough in a greased bowl, turning to coat all sides. Cover, and let rise in a warm place for about 30 minutes, or until doubled in bulk. Dough is ready if indentation remains when touched.
  3. Punch down dough. On a lightly floured surface, roll into a 16x12 inch rectangle. Cut dough in half, creating four 8x12 or 10 x 12 inch rectangles. Roll up each half of dough tightly, beginning at 12 inch side, pounding out any air bubbles as you go. Roll gently back and forth to taper end. Place 3 inches apart on a greased cookie sheet. Make deep diagonal slashes across loaves every 2 inches, or make one lengthwise slash on each loaf. Cover, and let rise in a warm place for 30 to 40 minutes, or until doubled in bulk.
  4. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Mix egg yolk or white with 1 tablespoon water; brush over tops of loaves.
  5. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden brown.
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I would rate this tops for flavor and aroma of all the breads I have tried. I followed the recipe exactly as written with the exception of using the Kitchen Aid mixer instead of a bread maker an...