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French Baguette

French Baguette
and FicelleVegan


The exterior is crusty and golden. The interior is soft and chewy with an open crumb texture.

Available in traditional or petite size this most classic of breads has a great balanced, mild flavor and can be served in many ways. We also bake Ficelle, which is like a Baguette but crustier. Periodically youíll also see Seeded Baguettes in the bakery. Try a sample next time youíre in!

Serving Suggestion

Itís great for making crostini, bruschetta or just slicing on the diagonal and having it on the side with dinner.

Also Perfect for

  • Sandwiches
  • Passing with dinner
  • Using in recipes
  • Serving at a festive occasion
  • Gift giving
Serves 6


Baked Baguette with Lemon-Garlic Butter

Adapted from, Bon Appetit, August 1999

Ĺ cup butter, room temperature
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
3 garlic cloves, pressed
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1 Breadsmith French Baguette, cut crosswise into 1
   inch-thick slices

In a small bowl, blend butter, parsley, garlic and lemon peel. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Spread evenly over 1 side of each bread slice. Reassemble bread slices; wrap in foil. Place on baking sheet. Preheat oven to 300į. Bake until heated through (about 20 minutes). Serve warm.

This can be made up to 8 hours ahead; chill after wrapping in foil.

Nutrition Information for French Baguette

Ingredients: unbleached-unbromated wheat flour, water, salt, yeast

Serving size: 1/10 baguette

140 calories

0 g total fat

320 mg sodium

29 g carbs

0 g fiber

0 g sugar

5 g protein


Serving size: 1/6 petite baguette

150 calories

0 g total fat

340 mg sodium

31 g carbs

0 g fiber

0 g sugar

5 g protein


Serving size: 1/6 ficelle

120 calories

0 g total fat

280 mg sodium

26 g carbs

0 g fiber

0 g sugar

4 g protein


French Baguette and Ficelle are available every day in Edina, Minnetonka and St. Paul.