This is an amazingly delicious home made french bread recipe. We’ve found that you can use this bread for literally everything. This morning we made french toast with it, we also used this recipe to make a cinnamon swirl loaf. Tomorrow morning we’ll make cinnamon swirl french toast, it’s going to be amazing! It’s also very simple to make this, so instead of buying bread at the store we’ll be making some amazing bread recipes now that we know how easy it actually is.
Servings Prep Time
2loafs 15minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
2loafs 15minutes
Cook Time
  1. Recipe makes two large loaves.
  2. In a large mixing bowl add the water, yeast and sugar.
  3. Let sit until bubbly, about 3-5 minutes.
  4. Then add the vinegar, salt, oil and flour, one cup at a time.
  5. Knead on medium speed for 7-10 minutes.
  6. Place the dough into a greased bowl and let it raise to the top, punch it down and raise again, repeated 2-5 times.
  7. Once this has been done multiple times put the dough on a greased countertop and divide into 2 sections.
  8. Spray a cookie sheet with cooking spray and sprinkle a thin layer of cornmeal on the bottom of the sheet.
  9. Roll the dough balls into long french bread shapes.
  10. Place on the cornmeal covered cookie sheet and slash the tops of the bread diagonally with a very sharp knife.
  11. Combine the egg and water together and beat well.
  12. Take a brush and spread the egg and water mixture over the bread loaves, this will make the crust crunchy, shiny and golden brown during baking.
  13. Let the loaves rise for 30 minutes or until doubled.
  14. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees and bake for 25-30 minutes.
Recipe Notes

This makes two foot long loaves of french bread. The bread is extremely versatile, and you can use it for most everything.