Crusty Garlic Bread Recipe

Step 1

Dissolve the yeast in the water in a bowl. Add salt, oil & garlic. Stir in 3 c flour & wheatgerm. Mix with a fork.

Step 2

Sprinkle 1/4 c flour on a board & turn out the dough, coating it with the flour. Then knead, adding another 1/4 c flour gradually. Knead for a couple of minutes. Let rise till it has doubled in size. Punch down & let it rest for a while. Roll the dough into a 13 inch length.

Step 3

Set the bread on an oiled sheet. Let proof for 20 minutes. Preheat oven to 375F & bake for 45 to 55 minutes.

Anne Lerner, "Breads You Wouldn't Believe"

Things You'll Need

  • 1tb Dry yeast
  • 1c Warm water
  • 1ts Salt
  • 2tb Vegetable oil
  • 6ea Crushed garlic cloves
  • 4c Unbleached white flour
  • 3tb Wheatgerm

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