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Lipstick Blogger. I love bread and I especially love baguettes. There is something so warm and comforting about a fresh, crusty baguette that is warm out of the oven with a healthy slathering of butter. My mouth waters just thinking about it. Although I love to bake, I have avoided making bread because I always thought it was too daunting, but on a recent trip to Costco I saw that I could buy a HUGE amount of yeast (about 3 cups worth) for about $4, so I thought I would give my bread making a try. Boy was I glad I did! First off, homemade bread is SO delicious and it is SOOOOO cheap!

Super Easy BaguettesIngredients1-3/4 Cups Warm Water (Approximately 105ºF)1 tsp Active Dry Yeast1/2 tsp. sugar4-1/2 Cups Flour Plus Extra for Dusting2 tsp SaltVegetable Oil for Greasing DirectionsCombine the water, yeast and sugar in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the dough hook and blend well with a fork until the yeast is completely dissolved. Fold the dough over on itself, pressing gently to release the gas. Chocolate Graduation Cap Candy Pops. Is this one of the most genius candy creations ever, or what?! Something tells me these will be “popping” up at Grad parties ’round the world very soon!

Bakerella… you’re a genius with the sweet stuff as always – thanks!