Basic Whole Wheat Bread

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READY IN: 2hrs 45mins
Recipe by Chef Glaucia

This deep brown bread is tender and moist. It is great for sandwiches , or try it toasted and spread with jam at breakfast.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, put water and add yeast. Stir to dissolve.
  2. Add brown sugar, gluten and whole wheat flour. Beat well. Let yeast develop for about 10 minutes.
  3. Add oil, orange juice and salt, mix thoroughly.
  4. Add 1 cup bread flour, beat well. Work in the remaining bread flour to form a soft dough.
  5. Turn out to a lightly floured surface and knead 6 to 8 minutes, or until dough is smooth and elastic.
  6. Place the dough in a large oiled bowl and turn to coat. Cover with a clean towel and let it rise in a warm, draft free place about one hour, or until doubled in bulk.
  7. Punch dough down. Form it into a log. Place in a greased 9X5X3 - inch loaf pan. Cover and let it rise45 minutes, or until nearly doubled.
  8. Bake loaf in a preheated oven ( 375º F ) for 30 to 35 minutes, or until top is golden brown.
  9. Let it cool on a wire rack.

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