A classic grocery store bakery staple, you too can make your own French bread right at home! This recipe is especially simple with its use of a bread maker. Give it a try!
cups warm water
tbsp vegetable oil
oz active dry yeast (1 packet)
Place all ingredients in the bread machine pan in the order listed, except
Make a hole in the top of the flour with a spoon and add the yeast.
Close the lid and select FRENCH BREAD, START.
Remove from pan when done. Let cool 20–30 minutes before slicing.
Makes 1 loaf (approximately 1½–2 lbs.)