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
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- 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.
Originally published as Buttery French Bread in Taste of Home June/July 1994, p37
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Reviewed Dec. 5, 2010
"This is really good!"