Good 100% Whole Wheat Bread

Good 100% Whole Wheat Bread

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"Some wheat bread recipes are hard to make, but this isn't one of them, thanks to the use of your bread machine."

Ingredients 3 h 5 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 124 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 124 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 1.9 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 24g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 4.7 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 314 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place ingredients in the bread machine pan in the order suggested by the manufacturer.
  2. Select Whole Wheat or Basic Bread setting. Press Start.
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I made this recipe without the use of a bread machine. Leaving it rise 1 hour for the first rising, and after shaping, another hour, baking it for 33 minutes at 350 degrees and it was really good. This was made in a Kitcheaid mixer with all the dry goods in first then the margerine, and the water last. I left the machine run until it was entirely pulled together, about 6 minutes. This was a real easy recipe taking no time at all, and oh so worth the time. Yum. Thanks.


This recipe looks fantastic.....I'm making it right now - but I'm going to also add 1/4 C GLUTEN for a better rise and fluffier bread. You can find gluten at any health store and some grocery stores in the baking isle where flour is. When you bake bread w/ 100% WHOLE WHEAT FLOUR, you're missing out on the gluten which is found in white it's best to add it for a nice fluffy high risen bread! Thanks for the recipe....also....*if I had honey* (which I'm out of!) I would omit sugar and replace w/ honey instead (same amts). -Sharon


The first time I made this in my bread machine, it came out small and very dense. I tried it again using the whole wheat dough cycle. I kneeded it some when it came out and put it in a bread pan, let it rise till double in size. Forgot about it and it rose a LOT above the pan. Still came out very good, but way too tall to fit in the toaster!!! All my family loved it. I did add the 1/4 cup gluten flour also. I am going to try to make hamburger buns next. If you are going to eat bread, it must be 100% whole wheat or from what the nutritionists say, you are eating a slice of sugar. Thanks for the recipe. 6/11/07 I have been making this bread almost every day now. When I have all the ingred. out, I make bread baggies with all the dry ingredients in each baggies except for the flour. Now I only have to put the water in the bread machine, add the 3 cups flour, pour in my baggie of dry ingred., add butter, pop in the bread machine, set for ww dough and in two hours I can plop it in a bread pan, let it rise for about 45 min and bake at 350 for about 25--30 minutes. This is the only bread my 1-1/2 year old grandaughter wants to eat :) Gotta go make bread, thanks... p.s. If you want to use honey, just don't add the sugar to the bread baggies and add it when you add butter:)