How to Make French Baguettes!

Create your own crunchy and golden brown baguette!

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How to Make French Baguettes! Recipe
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Mix the ingredients for the starter and let it rest at least 6 hours, better over night. There should be lots of bubbles in the starter after that.

Mix the ingredients for the starter and let it rest at least 6 hours, better over night. There should be lots of bubbles in the starter after that.

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Add the other ingredients to the starter and knead for 5 - 8 minutes.

Add the other ingredients to the starter and knead for 5 - 8 minutes.

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3

Let the dough rise for the next 3 hours with deflating it every hour. During that time leave the dough in a bowl and cover it with a towel.

4
Divide the dough in 3 pieces and let them rest for 15 minutes.

Divide the dough in 3 pieces and let them rest for 15 minutes.

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Flatten the dough to an oval and fold it twice. Do it with each piece of dough and put them on a baking sheet. Cover them with plastic wrap and leave them alone for another 1.5 hours.

Flatten the dough to an oval and fold it twice. Do it with each piece of dough and put them on a baking sheet. Cover them with plastic wrap and leave them alone for another 1.5 hours.

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Heat up the oven to 450F/235C. With a sharp knife cut 3 slashes in each baguette. Spritz them with warm water before putting the baking sheet into the oven. Use the middle rack.

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Bake the baguettes for 25 - 30 minutes until the crust is golden brown. Take them out and let them cool on a rack.

Bake the baguettes for 25 - 30 minutes until the crust is golden brown. Take them out and let them cool on a rack.

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Enjoy your french baguette!

Enjoy your french baguette!

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