Make the perfect croutons to serve with soup.


  • french stick
  • oil or butter


  • Preheat the oven to 200°C (400°F/Gas 6).
  • Cut a French stick or baguette into 1cm/.5inch slices.
  • Quarter the slices and arrange on a baking sheet.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, until dried and slightly brown.
  • Then sprinkle with a little oil or a dot of butter and bake for a further minute.

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