Basic Whole Wheat Bread

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READY IN: 3hrs 40mins
Recipe by cowgirl21750

Mennonite bread recipe..very good recipe. I live in an amish and minnonite area and they have very good recipes. Hope you enjoy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine and stire warm water, yeast, and sugar. Set aside. Then combine milk, oil, brown sugar, molasses, and salt and stir until melted. Add the water when the mixture is lukewarm add the yeast mixture. Comine the flours together in a seperate bowl then add 5 cups of the combined flour to the above mixtures and beat well with a mixer or by had. Then let rest for 15 minutes. Add remaining flour and knead until smooth and elastic. Place in greased pan and grease top. Cover and let rise until double. Punch down and let rise again. Then shape into 4 loaves. Greast tops with oil and let rise until double again. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes. Do not overbake.
  2. May add 1 cup natural bran if desire. Use 1/2 Cup let flour.
  3. Yield: 4 loaves.

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