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    Best Wheat Bread

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 25 mins

    1 hrs

    25 mins

    Divinemom5's Note:

    Oh, the way your house smells when baking homemade bread!!! I got this recipe from a church friend who has 9 children. I scaled it down for my family. I bake bread twice a week. So much better than store bought.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    loaves

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a large mixing bowl, put all liquids in and stir.
    2. 2
      Add sugar, salt and yeast.
    3. 3
      Let stand 5 minutes.
    4. 4
      Add eggs and oatmeal.
    5. 5
      Stir in enough flour til dough cleans side of bowl.
    6. 6
      Turn onto floured surface and knead in remaining flour until dough is smooth and elastic.
    7. 7
      Put dough in greased bowl, cover and allow to rise until double.
    8. 8
      Punch dough down, form into 4 loaves, place in greased loaf pans and let rise until double in size.
    9. 9
      Bake at 350° for 25 minutes, or until golden brown and loaf sounds hollow when tapped.
    10. 10
      Remove from pans immediately and allow to cool on wire racks.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 31, 2003

      45

      This was SO delicious! Just made this last evening. DH sat up & ate a bunch before bed! I followed the recipe exactly, but ended up adding a total of 12-13 c. of flour total. Made four lovely loaves! Thanks for sharing! This is a really hearty, filling bread (probably due to the oatmeal). Looking forward to using this for toast this morning! Thanks for sharing!

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    • on January 03, 2010

      55

      I've tried many wheat bread recipes, and this has to be the best. I used Splenda in place of sugar, used a bit more wheat flour than white, and added a couple tbsp. of flax seed. I kept in mind the review from "Lironah" and added the salt near the end. This is a keeper!

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    • on May 05, 2009

      45

      This recipe tasted very good, but it didn't rise. Next time I will not add the salt and the yeast in the same step - apparently this can kill the yeast. I also had trouble with my first batch not cooking in the middle, but I'm pretty sure that's because my oven isn't heating properly. The second batch I baked hotter and it was fine.

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    Nutritional Facts for Best Wheat Bread

    Serving Size: 1 (2451 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1553.3
     
    Calories from Fat 385
    24%
    Total Fat 42.7 g
    65%
    Saturated Fat 9.8 g
    49%
    Cholesterol 134.6 mg
    44%
    Sodium 1323.7 mg
    55%
    Total Carbohydrate 254.4 g
    84%
    Dietary Fiber 21.4 g
    85%
    Sugars 38.1 g
    152%
    Protein 44.9 g
    89%

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