Total Time
3hrs
Prep 2 hrs 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

From Taste of Home (April/May 2001).

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Set aside.
  2. In another bowl, combine boiling water, oil, sugar, and salt; stir well until sugar is dissolved.
  3. Stir in cold water and bran.
  4. Stir sugar mixture into yeast mixture.
  5. Add whole wheat flour and 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour; beat on medium speed for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Stir in enough of the remaining flour to make a stiff dough.
  7. Turn onto a floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic (8 minutes).
  8. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease the top of the dough.
  9. Cover and let rise in a warm place for about an hour, or until doubled.
  10. Punch the dough down; cover again and let rest for 8 minutes.
  11. Shape into a loaf, and place the dough in a 9x5 inch loaf pan.
  12. Cover and let rise for 45 minutes, or until doubled.
  13. Bake in a 350F preheated oven for 35-45 minutes, or until golden brown.
  14. Remove from pan and cool on a wire rack.

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