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Whole Wheat Bread Recipe

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


Submitted by sskoko

Makes 48 servings



Slightly sweet whole wheat bread. Use stone ground flour if available. This is a very big recipe, you may want to divide it in half."

Recipe Ingredients for Whole Wheat Bread

1/3 cup shortening
1 cup hot water
1 cup packed brown sugar
3/4 ounce active dry yeast
4 cups warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
4 tablespoons white sugar
4 teaspoons salt
6 cups bread flour
6 cups whole wheat flour

Recipe Directions for Whole Wheat Bread

  1. Dissolve brown sugar in 1 cup hot water. Add shortening, and stir to melt. Let cool.

  2. In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in 4 cups warm water. Add white sugar, salt, and bread flour. Beat well. Stir in shortening mixture. Stir in enough whole wheat flour to make a stiff but not dry dough.

  3. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead until smooth and elastic. Place in a large, well oiled bowl. Cover, and allow to rise until dough doubles in bulk.

  4. Divide dough into four equal parts. Shape into loaves. Place in greased, 9 x 5 inch pans, turning each loaf over in pan to grease top. Allow to rise until dough doubles in bulk.

  5. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 35 minutes. Let cool before slicing

Categories

Herbs, Breads, American

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 62.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
143
Calories from Fat
15
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.7g
3%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
196mg
8%
Potassium
47mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
28.0g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0.9g
4%
Sugars
4.1g
Protein
3.4g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 9%
* 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
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in selenium
  • High in thiamin
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