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Almost Whole Wheat Baguettes

 
Almost Whole Wheat Baguettes
30

Whole Wheat Baguettes recipe

Yield

16

servings

Prep

30

min

Cook

20

min

Ready

3

hrs

Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free
 

Ingredients

1 package yeast, active dry
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 pinch ginger
ground
*
1 ¼ cups water
warm, 105 - 115 degrees F
1 ½ teaspoons salt
1 ½ cups bread flour
1 ½ cups whole-wheat flour
1 x cornmeal
for dusting baking sheet
*

Directions

In large bowl, dissolve yeast, brown sugar, and ginger in warm water.

Let stand 5 minutes until yeast foams.

Add salt and bread flour; beat well.

Stir in whole wheat flour to make a stiff dough.

Turn out onto lightly floured board and kneed 10 minutes or until dough is springy, smooth and satiny.

Wash bowl, grease it, and add dough to bowl; turn over to grease top.

Let rise in a warm place until doubled in bulk, about 1 hour.

Lightly oil or grease a 14x17 inch baking sheet and sprinkle with cornmeal; set aside.

Punch down the dough.

Divide in half and, on a lightly floured surface, shape into long loaves, rolling each piece first into a 5x12 inch rectangle, then rolling each up along the long side to make a long, narrow loaf.

Pinch ends to seal.

Place loaves, seam side down, on prepared baking sheet.

Make 4 to 5 slashes across each loaf with sharp knife or razor blade.

Let rise until doubled, about 45 minutes.

Brush each loaf with water and sprinkle with whole wheat flour.

Bake in a preheated 400℉ (200℃) oven for 15 to 20 minutes, until loaves are browned and crisp; remove to a wire rack to cool completely.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 45g (1.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 1195% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 226mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Sugars g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 8%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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