Herb Garlic Baguettes
2 1/4 Teaspoons Active Dry Yeast
1 Teaspoon Sugar
1/4 Cup Warm Water
3 1/4 Cups All Purpose Flour
1 Tablespoon Fresh Basil, chopped
2 Teaspoons Fresh Oregano, chopped
2 Teaspoons Thyme Leaves
2 Cloves Garlic, minced
1 Teaspoon Salt
3/4 Cup Cold Water
|Herbs and garlic|
2. Place 3 1/4 flour, basil, oregano, thyme, garlic and salt in the bowl of a stand mixer. Using a dough hood, mix on speed 2 for 30 seconds,
3. Continuing on speed 2, slowly add yeast mixture and water. Mix until dough comes together in a ball. If dough is too sticky, add additional flour. Cover dough with plastic wrap and let rise for 1 1/2 hours. The dough should double in size.
4. On lightly floured surface, punch dough down and divide into 2 equal pieces, Shape each half into a 12 inch long loaf. Place dough on a greased cooking sheet on a baguette pan. With a sharp knife make 3 shallow diagonal slice in tip of dough. Brush milk over the loaves. Let rise in a warm place for 1 hour.
|Shaped and ready to rise|
5. Bake at 450 F for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pans and cool on a wire rack.
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