Simple Whole Wheat Bread

Simple Whole Wheat Bread

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"Simply a great-tasting and easy-to-make whole wheat bread."

Ingredients

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  • Calories:
  • 143 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 2.2 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.6g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 4.1 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 207 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, mix warm water, yeast, and 1/3 cup honey. Add 5 cups white bread flour, and stir to combine. Let set for 30 minutes, or until big and bubbly.
  2. Mix in 3 tablespoons melted butter, 1/3 cup honey, and salt. Stir in 2 cups whole wheat flour. Flour a flat surface and knead with whole wheat flour until not real sticky - just pulling away from the counter, but still sticky to touch. This may take an additional 2 to 4 cups of whole wheat flour. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to coat the surface of the dough. Cover with a dishtowel. Let rise in a warm place until doubled.
  3. Punch down, and divide into 3 loaves. Place in greased 9 x 5 inch loaf pans, and allow to rise until dough has topped the pans by one inch.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 25 to 30 minutes; do not overbake. Lightly brush the tops of loaves with 2 tablespoons melted butter or margarine when done to prevent crust from getting hard. Cool completely
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Amazing recipe. I bake a lot of bread and this is by far one of the best Wheat breads I've come by. Surprisingly, this recipe is pretty much perfect. I've made it about 4 times now and it's fail...

This bread is DELICIOUS! What I did differently was add a mixture of seeds such as sunflower, sesame, and whatever else was in the mixture. Also I add 1 cup of oats. I replace the butter with un...

My family loved this bread. I took 2 of the dough loaves and froze them after they had risen and punched down. When needed, you defrost in fridge 24 hrs and place in greased pan and allow to r...