A traditional French bread which is now popular the world over This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients Refined flour, Fresh yeast
Cuisine French
Course Breads
Prep Time 51-60 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Baguette

  • 1 3/4 cups to sprinkle Refined flour
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh yeast
  • 3 teaspoons Castor sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • for greasing Oil
  • as required Cream cheese
  • for drizzling Honey
  • to serve Black coffee


  1. Take yeast in a bowl, add 1 tsp sugar and 1 tbsp warm water, mix well and set aside to activate for 10 minutes.
  2. Sift refined flour into a large bowl, add salt and remaining sugar and mix well. Make a well in centre and add the yeast mixture. Add sufficient water and knead into soft dough. Dust a little flour on the worktop, keep the dough on it and bring it together to form a ball. Grease a bowl with oil, keep the dough in it, cover with a moist muslin cloth and set aside to prove for 20-25 minutes.
  3. Dust the worktop with flour, keep the dough on it and knockback. Roll the dough and flatten it, again roll and flatten the dough. Roll and shape into thick long log.
  4. Line a tray with a kitchen towel. Dust some flour and place the rolled baguette on it. Place two rolling pins under the cloth, close to the dough log and set aside to prove for 10-15 minutes.
  5. Preheat the oven to 180˚C.
  6. Spray some oil on a baking tray and place the baguette on it. Make diagonal slits on the baguette. Spray water on top of the baguette.
  7. Keep the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 15-20 minutes. Bring the tray out of the oven, place the baguette on the chopping board and allow to cool.
  8. Slice the bread diagonally into slices. Apply cream cheese on each slice and transfer onto a serving plate. Drizzle honey over the slices and serve with black coffee.