Whole wheat baguette

Ingredients


3 cups whole wheat flour

1 cup white all purpose flour

1  tablespoon dry active yeast

1 or 2 teaspoon of salt

pinch of sugar

2 cups of warm water

oil to the bowl

METHOD

 In a bowl, mix together the flour and the salt.

In another bowl, combine yeast, warm water,pinch of sugar  and half of the flour/salt mixture.
Set aside by 10 minutes.
 Using your hands, mix  all flour and yeast mix. until it forms a dough.
Then, cover with a dish cloth and let sit at room temperature for 2 hours. It should double in size.

 

 Place on a lightly floured surface and knead for about 10 minutes. It should be supple and elastic when you stop kneading.

. Lightly oil a bowl. Place dough in bowl. Cover with a dish towel. Let sit for 1 hour. It should double in size.

 Preheat oven to 190°c. Knead again.
Then cut dough into 3 parts and form each part into a long baguette.
Place on a baking sheet.or a large pan  Let sit for at least 20 minutes.
 Place a bowl of water in the oven. Bake baguettes for about 25 minutes (maybe less).
 Remove the bowl of water after 15 minutes of baking.

Ther baguettes will be little golden on the top and have a nice crust.

Cover with a towell kitchen while they cool.





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