Partial baking fail…

So cook time is 25 minutes, plus egg wash, then 5-10 minutes more.

I skipped the egg wash and did 35 minutes, forgetting from prior experience that 30 works better.

The inside is VERY tasty! The outside is…VERY crusty, ROFL.

I think I may do another loaf tomorrow with a butter wash for the last 5 minutes as the interwebs tell me that will give a softer crust. (I always forget how easy this is to make – the actual prep time is maybe 15 minutes – all the rest of it is letting dough rise.)

But, hey right now, saw off a slice, peel off the crust (it comes off quite neatly) and slather it in butter and YUM.

Homemade french bread, sliced in half.
VERY crusty french bread
This entry was posted in Miscellany. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.