Your Own Crusty French Bread
165 mins (prep 120, cooking 45)
9 ingredients
3 servings
My father got this recipe some 40+ years ago at TWA. Crusty yet chewy outside - melt in your mouth inside. Smear with garlic butter and watch it disappear! I've taken a photo showing the bread in the hand formed foil baking pans, this is the 2nd rise. Final picture is fresh out of the oven.

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Serving Size (317.32 g)
Servings 3
Amount per Serving
Calories 1156.32 Calories from Fat 69.84
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7.76g 35.8%
Saturated Fat 1.14g 17.07%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 1917.79mg 239.72%
Total Carbohydrate 234.74g 234.74%
Dietary Fiber 9.04 g 108.46%
Sugars 10.66 g %
Protein 31.88g 191.26%
Vitamin A 6.72IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 141.17mg% Iron 14.99mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
quick-rising yeast, warm water, cornmeal