Homemade baguette

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Julie

Julie

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
15
min.
Baking
150
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-6+
520 ml water (lukewarm)
20 g honey
20 g instant yeast
940 g flour
20 g salt
160 g butter
flour for dusting
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • liquid measuring cup
  • stand mixer with dough hooks
  • kitchen towel
  • bowl
  • oven
  • baguette pan
  • knife

Nutrition per serving

Cal
755
Protein
17 g
Fat
24 g
Carb
117 g
  • Step 1/6

    • 520 ml water
    • 20 g honey
    • 20 g instant yeast
    • liquid measuring cup

    Add lukewarm water, honey, and instant yeast to a liquid measuring cup and mix. Let sit for approx. 10 min.

  • Step 2/6

    • 20 g salt
    • 160 g butter
    • stand mixer with dough hooks

    Add flour to the bowl of a stand mixer. Add yeast-water mixture and knead for approx. 5 min., or until well combined. Add salt and butter and knead for approx. 5 min., or until well combined and firm.

  • Step 3/6

    • flour for dusting
    • kitchen towel
    • bowl

    Flour a work surface and form dough into a ball. Transfer to a clean bowl and cover with a damp kitchen towel. Let rise in a warm place for approx. 1 hr.

  • Step 4/6

    Flip dough over and let rise for another approx. 1 hr.

  • Step 5/6

    • oven

    Preheat oven to 175°C/359°F. Punch dough down, remove from bowl and divide into 6 equal pieces. Roll into smooth balls and let rest for 10 min. Afterwards, roll out every piece of dough into approx. 35x12-cm/14x5-in. rectangles. Fold one long side in to the middle of the rectangle, then fold the opposite long side over to meet it and pinch the fold all the way to seal it.

  • Step 6/6

    • baguette pan
    • knife

    Gently roll the dough into a long, thin rope and transfer to a baguette pan. Score on the diagonal and transfer to the oven. Spray baguettes with a bit of water and bake for approx. 12 – 15 min. at 175°/350°F. Enjoy!