Whole Wheat Bread Recipe

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Looking for an easy Whole Wheat Bread recipe? Learn how to make Whole Wheat Bread using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by witchywife

Makes 14 servings



Homemade whole wheat bread - serving size is 2 slices.

Recipe Ingredients for Whole Wheat Bread

4 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast
3 cups water
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons olive oil
4 teaspoons salt
6 1/2 cups whole wheat flour, divided

Recipe Directions for Whole Wheat Bread

  1. dissolve yeast in 1/2 cup warm water

  2. mix remaining warm water, sugar, oil and salt with 2 cups of the flour - stir until well mixed

  3. stir in yeast

  4. stir 3 cups of flour, 1 cup at a time, mixing well.

  5. turn dough out onto floured surface. Knead for 15 minutes. Adding only enough of the remaining half cup flour to prevent dough from sticking to surface or hands.

  6. place dough in greased bowl and let rise in a warm place until double in size (about 1.5 hours).

  7. punch dough down, and let rest for 10 minutes.

  8. shape dough into two loaves and place in well greased loaf pans.

  9. let rise again until double in size (about 1.5 hours).

  10. place loaves in preheated oven for 10 minutes at 400 degrees, then lower temperature to 350 degrees and continue baking 25 to 30 more minutes until done.

Categories

Breads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 115.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
239
Calories from Fat
22
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.5g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.3g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
667mg
28%
Potassium
88mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
46.5g
15%
Dietary Fiber
1.8g
7%
Sugars
1.9g
Protein
6.4g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 16%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • High in selenium
  • High in thiamin
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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