French/Italian Bread Program
For use with Delay Start Timer, but must be present to shape bread and add sesame seeds.
1½ cups water, room temperature
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 teaspoons sea salt
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
4 cups bread flour
½ cup wheat bran (unprocessed coarse)
2 teaspoons yeast, instant or bread machine
1 tablespoon sesame seeds (optional)
Nutritional information per serving (1 ounce): Calories 62 (20% from fat) • carb. 11g • pro. 2g • fat 1g • sat. fat 0g • chol. 0mg • sod. 85mg • calc. 4mg • fiber 1g
Place water, olive oil, salt, sugar, bread flour, wheat bran and yeast, in order listed, in the bread pan fitted with the kneading paddle. Secure the bread pan in the Cuisinart® Automatic Breadmaker. Press the menu button to select the French/Italian program. Press loaf size and crust color buttons to select both size and crust preference. Press Start/Stop to mix, knead, rise, and bake. Remove dough and kneading paddle. Shape the dough into a loaf, replace in the bread pan, and sprinkle with sesame seeds. When the cycle is complete, remove the bread pan from the machine and transfer bread to a wire rack to cool completely before slicing.