Easy French Baguette

Gobel Made in France Baguette Pan

Gobel Baguette TrayMaking bread is easier than you think. As with most things made from scratch, nothing compares to homemade bread. Set yourself up with the right attitude and the right tools and you will succeed. A baguette pan will help you bake perfectly and professionally shaped loaves.

Did we mention the house will smell wonderful?

PS We also have French stick pans.


Easy French Baguette

Serve warm with your favourite friend, wine, and cheese or spread.


1 ½ cups
2 pkgs
2 tsp
3 ¼ cups
1 tsp

warm water 100˚F
active dry yeast (about 4 1/2 tsp.)
granulated sugar


  1. Mix warm water, yeast, and sugar. Let it sit 5 minutes until foamy.
  2. In a large bowl mix flour and salt.
  3. Gradually add the yeast mixture to the flour, and stop when it forms a ball.
  4. Knead for 5 minutes, using additional flour if needed.
  5. Cut the dough in half and shape into 2 baguettes: to make them pretty,
    roll each half of dough into a rectangle and roll up lengthwise.
  6. Pinch the edges to seal and place on baguette pan
  7. Cover with a clean kitchen towel and allow to rise in a warm place for 30 minutes
  8. After rising slice loosely down the middle of each baguette with the tip of a sharp knife.
  9. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  10. Fill a 2nd cookie sheet with water and place it on the bottom rack of the oven.
  11. Once preheated, place the cookie sheet with the baguettes on the middle rack and bake 25 minutes or until crusty