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Buttery French Bread

 Buttery French Bread
Mom dressed up plain French bread with this interesting, delicious recipe. The combination of paprika, celery seed and butter makes for a full-flavored bread. It also looks lovely when it bakes to a golden brown. —Sally Holbrook, Pasadena, California
6-8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 loaf (1 pound, 20 inches) French bread, sliced


  • In a small bowl, combine the butter, celery seed and paprika; spread
  • between bread slices and over top. Wrap bread tightly in foil. Bake
  • at 375° for 15 minutes. Open foil; bake 5 minutes longer. Yield:
  • 6-8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 256 calories, 13 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 461 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.