1. Put all of the ingredients (except for the olives), in the order listed, into the bread pan fitted with kneading paddle. Secure the bread pan into the Cuisinart® Bread Maker.
2. Press the PROG button to select the French program. Press Loaf Size to select size preference. Press START/STOP to begin the bread-making process.
3. When the add-in signal sounds, add the olives. If desired, when paddle signal sounds, press START/STOP to pause the unit; remove dough and kneading paddle, reshape dough and replace in bread pan. Press START/STOP to continue.
4. When the cycle is complete, remove the bread pan from the machine and transfer bread to a wire rack to cool completely before slicing.
Nutritional information per serving (2-ounce [57 g] slice):
Calories 81 (14% from fat) • carb. 15g • pro. 2g • fat 1g • sat. fat 0g • chol. 0mg • sod. 184mg • calc. 4mg • fiber 1g
To Prepare Using the Ultra-Fast Program (1 and 1½ pound [454 g and 680 g] loaves only)
Prepare ingredients for the 1 or 1½-pound (454 or 680 g) loaf, replacing the yeast with 1¾ teaspoons (9 ml) of rapid rise yeast for the 1-lb. (454 g) loaf, or 2½ teaspoons (13 ml) of rapid rise yeast for the 1½-lb. (680 g) loaf. Secure the bread pan into the unit and select the Ultra-Fast program. Press START/STOP to begin the bread-making process and then continue to Step 3 in recipe above.