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How to slash a baguette

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Want to make your baguettes look bakery-worthy? To get that characteristic golden-crusted top with a rustic, slashed look, you’ll need a bread lame and a delicate touch. Mastering the technique is simple: Just watch the steps in our tip video, and see how the finished result should look. For more quick baking tips and tricks, subscribe to our video channel: ‪http://bit.ly/YTkaf‬‬‬ Instructions: First, position the lame (a double-sided sharp metal blade on a long handle -- used to score dough). Hold it between your thumb and forefinger and keep the base of your thumb down. Keep the lame at a 45-degree angle and lightly make several long slashes down the top of the baguette. Leave your comments, questions, and thoughts below – we want to hear from you! Our Baker’s Hotline is here to help.