Easy French Bread

| 4/28/2015 12:10:00 PM

Lee AnnThis is one of our favorite breads – easy to make, and so delicious with a salad or soup. Try it and enjoy!

French Bread from One Ash Farm Recipes

1 1/4 cup warm water
1 1/2 teaspoon active dry yeast (buy yeast in bulk here)
2 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon sea salt
3 cups flour
1 egg, beaten, for egg wash
Cornmeal (to sprinkle on pan) (buy cornmeal in bulk here)

1. Whisk together water, yeast and sugar until dissolved. Add salt and flour; mix thoroughly. (Dough should not be too sticky, add some more flour if needed.)

2. Turn out onto lightly floured surface and knead for 6 to 8 minutes.

3. Place in bowl, cover with kitchen towel and leave to rise for 30 minutes.