How to Make 1 Hour French Bread

This bread is, for lack of a better word, "the bomb". I doubt any "quick" bread recipes. But this one proved me wrong! The key is in the initial activation of the yeast. Try it out! :)

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How to Make 1 Hour French Bread Recipe
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Place hot water, yeast, salt, and honey in large bowl.

Place hot water, yeast, salt, and honey in large bowl.

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Let the yeast "activate" for 10-15 minutes or until very foamy.

Let the yeast "activate" for 10-15 minutes or until very foamy.

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3
Stir in flour, mix until the dough isn't sticky.

Stir in flour, mix until the dough isn't sticky.

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Cover bowl with a dish towel, and let rise for 30 minutes.

Cover bowl with a dish towel, and let rise for 30 minutes.

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Remove from bowl, and place on a sheet of parchment. Cut a few slots in the top of the dough. Let rise for 15 minutes while oven pre heats to 425 degrees.

Remove from bowl, and place on a sheet of parchment. Cut a few slots in the top of the dough. Let rise for 15 minutes while oven pre heats to 425 degrees.

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Then bake in oven on a pizza stone for about 15-20 minutes. Or until golden, and when tapped on the bottom it sounds hollow. Remove from oven and let cool for 15 minutes.

Then bake in oven on a pizza stone for about 15-20 minutes. Or until golden, and when tapped on the bottom it sounds hollow. Remove from oven and let cool for 15 minutes.

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This bread turned out really well! Very airy and delicious! This was gone in one evening at my house! :)

This bread turned out really well! Very airy and delicious! This was gone in one evening at my house! :)

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Happy baking guys! Give this bread a try, great for sandwiches, with butter, toasted, anything you can imagine! Xoxo- Rikki

Happy baking guys! Give this bread a try, great for sandwiches, with butter, toasted, anything you can imagine! Xoxo- Rikki

Ingredients

3 1/2- 4 cups Flour 
1 Teaspoon Salt 
1 Tablespoon Honey 
Cups Warm water 
Tablespoons Yeast active dry 
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