Crusty French Bread/Rolls. Read customer reviews & Find best sellers. French Bread Rolls are the PERFECT thing to serve with dinner. They're soft and fluffy on the inside, and crusty on the outside like a French baguette.

Crusty French Bread/Rolls The crispest crusts come from baking on either a large pizza stone or a set of quarry tiles (unglazed terra cotta clay squares). I prefer quarry tiles since their darker color retains more heat, which helps to produce rolls with a really deep brown color. Crusty French Rolls Save time by letting your bread machine knead the dough for these hearty, chewy rolls with a wonderful golden crust. You can cook Crusty French Bread/Rolls using 7 ingredients and 11 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Crusty French Bread/Rolls

  1. It’s 2 1/4 tsp of Yeast-active.
  2. Prepare 1 cup of water 110°.
  3. You need 2 tbsp of Sugar.
  4. You need 2 tbsp of Vegetable Oil.
  5. Prepare 1 1/4 tsp of Salt.
  6. You need 2 1/2 cup of AP Flour.
  7. You need 1 each of Egg lightly beaten.

They're best eaten the day they're baked, or frozen for later. Crusty French rolls get their texture from a long rise in the refrigerator. Make them small to serve with dinner, or larger to hold a sandwich or burger. It's amazing how something so simple can be so delicious.

Crusty French Bread/Rolls instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl dissolve yeast, 1tsp sugar and cup of warm water. Let sit for about 10 min or until frothy..
  2. Add salt, rest of sugar and oil, mix well..
  3. Attach dough hook to mixer. Add flour in 1/2 cup interval, never letting the mixer run above it's low speed. Mix until dough comes off sides of bowl, about 6 minutes..
  4. Using a large mixing bowl, oil the sides of the bowl. Turn out dough on a lightly floured board. Kneed dough into a round ball, tucking it underneath..
  5. Transfer dough to oiled bowl, turn dough once then cover with damp towel. Let sit it warm place for 1 hour. (I preheat the oven on warm when yeast is started, then turn it off when i add the rest of the ingredients).
  6. After one hour punch down dough, reform ball, cover and let stand for one hour in warm place..
  7. On a lightly floured surface, turn out dough. Form into French loaf approximately 15" long or form rolls, small loves any shape you like..
  8. Transfer dough to baking sheet lined with parchment paper or over mat..
  9. Return to oven and let rise for 20 minutes..
  10. Remove dough from oven, set oven on 375°. Lightly brush egg on to of bread. Using a sharp instrument lightly cut slits on the diagonal every 1 1/2 inches..
  11. Bake for 25-30 or until lightly browned..

French bread consists of just four ingredients: flour, water, salt and yeast. Serve as a side for salad, soup, or alone with a delicious smathering of butter! Add the rest of the water and yeast and stir with a wooden spoon till evenly combined. This crusty bread roll recipe is truly a beautiful thing. I have tried a lot of recipes for crusty bread rolls but most require time-consuming or complicated pre-ferments, starters, or rising instructions.