Delicious French Bread

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French Bread

French Bread:

Ingredients ( French Bread ) :

2 12 cups hot water

2 tablespoons shortening

2 teaspoons salt

2 tablespoons sugar

2 tablespoons instant yeast 6 1⁄2 cups all-purpose flour

Directions

  1. Place hot water in large
  2. Add the shortening, salt and
  3. Stir and let stand until
  4. Sprinkle yeast over
  5. Beat until
  6. Add 3 cups flour and beat until
  7. Work in 2 cups flour with a wooden
  8. Gradually knead the last 1-1/2 cups flour in until no longer sticky-about 3
  9. Cover and let rise for 30
  10. Punch down and place on floured
  11. Roll out to a
  12. Cut lengthwise in
  13. With each strip, roll up lengthwise and pinch
  14. Roll gently back and forth with hands to desired length and to smooth loaf out.
  15. Lightly grease cookie sheet or use French loaf bread pans.
  16. Cover and let rise for 25 minutes.
  17. Cut diagonal slashes across bread about 1/4″ deep.
  18. Preheat oven, pour boiling water on large cookie sheet to fill.
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