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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Try a New Recipe Tuesday - Good and Easy French Buns

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I am a French national and as such I love bread. I especially love European, French bread. I always look for a reason to make some.

Recently, my cousin from France shared with me a recipe, and of course I had to try it. I was really happy with the result, given how easy it was. So, I decided to share it with all of you.


Petits Pains sans Petrissage (No-Kneading French Buns )

375g flour (2 1/2 cup+ 2tbsp )
2  to 3  tsp yeast
1 tsp salt
250 ml warm water
50 ml warm milk

Preparation:
  • Mix together flour and salt in a bowl.
  • Make a well and put in the yeast.
  • Add the water and the milk. Dissolve the yeast, then mix in the flour with a wooden spoon.
  • The dough will be sticky and that is ok. No need to knead the dough
  • Sprinkle flour on top and cover with a damp towel. Let it rest until double in size (about 1 hour).
  • Preheat the over to 400F for ten minutes.
  • Place the dough on a floury work place, form into a log ( as well as you can as the dough will be really sticky), and cut into 10 pieces. 
  • Place the pieces unto a cookie sheet and bake for 30 minutes.

Tip: Spray the inside of the oven with water just before placing the cookie sheet in the oven, closing it quickly. This makes for nice crunchy bread.

Et voila, enjoy!

1 comment:

Lisa Boyle said...

These look so very good! Thanks for linking up with "Try a New Recipe Tuesday." Hope you can join us again this week. http://our4kiddos.blogspot.com/2014/07/try-new-recipe-tuesday-july-15.html

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