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No Knead French Bread (No Knead Baguette)

Here is a super easy French bread recipe. Honestly, you can actually make this every day. Yes, it's that easy with simple everyday ingredients and a couple of simple steps, you will be having a freshly baked loaf on your table. Even if you are not an accomplished baker, you will still be able to make this crispy no knead french bread effortlessly!
Course Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Cuisine French
Keyword baguette, no knead french bread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Resting Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 2 Loaves
Calories 942kcal
Author Lola Osinkolu

Ingredients

  • 4 cups Flour
  • 1 Tbsp Sugar
  • 1.5 Tsp Salt
  • 1/2 Tsp Yeast
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1.5 Cups Water

Instructions

  • Mix the Water, Sugar, Salt, and yeast together in a large bowl
  • Add the Flour and mix until all the water has been absorbed and a shaggy mass of dough is formed
  • Rub the surface of the dough with olive oil. Cover with a tight-fitting lid or a plastic wrap and leave to rest in a warm place for 2 hours
  • Punch down the dough and transfer it to a floured work surface. Flaten it out and divide the dough into two
  • Flatten out the dough into a square (you don't have to be perfect) and roll it tightly as you would a mat and place on a parchment lined baking pan
  • Cover with a damp towel and leave to rise again for 30 minutes to 1 hour sharp knife
  • Get a sharp knife and make about 4 slant deep slashes on the bread
  • Using a spray bottle, spray the surface of the bread with warm water and bake in a 400 deg F preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes

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Notes

Don't be tempted to add more flour. The high moisture content of the dough is what gives the bread its crunchy crust I did not proof my yeast because there I left the dough to rise for 2 hours. However, the rising time may vary depending on humidity, altitude, and temperature.
 

Nutrition

Calories: 942kcal | Carbohydrates: 197g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 1821mg | Potassium: 267mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 6g | Calcium: 4.3% | Iron: 64.4%