Honey Wheat Berry Bread

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Belinda M.

A delicious wheatberry bread that tastes like store-bought. Kids love it! I use my bread machine on the dough setting to mix and knead the dough, but can also be made using a KA mixer or by hand. This bread uses vital wheat gluten, which can be purchased at wal-mart and most grocery stores.

Top Review by Chef Pocatello

WOW!! This was the best wheat bread I have ever made or eaten! It was moist and dense - but not dense like my regular wheat baked goods. LOVED it!!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. **To cook wheat berries**.
  2. Combine 1/2 cup rinsed wheat berries and 2 cups water in saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer, covered for about 1 ½ to 2 hours, stirring occasionally, adding water if necessary. ( Cook until soft and some are popping open)
  3. Drain any standing water before adding the cooked wheat berries to the dough.
  4. Add drained wheat berries and 1 cup of cold water in the bread machine pan, Cool to lukewarm.
  5. Add the rest of the liquid ingredients followed by the dry ingredients on top, yeast will be last.
  6. Set bread machine to dough setting. Check in a few minutes, if dough looks too dry or too wet add a few tablespoons of warm water or flour to get a good soft dough consistency.
  7. When dough setting is complete (my machine is 1 ½ hours) remove dough from bread machine pan onto a lightly floured surface. Shape into a roll. Put in a bread pan that has been sprayed with cooking oil spray. Let rise for about 40 minutes to 1 hour or until about 1 ½ inches above pan.
  8. Cook on 350 degrees on middle rack of oven for about 30 to 35 minutes. Should be golden brown ( when thumped with your finger on the bottom of the loaf it should sound hollow )
  9. Remove bread from pan to cooling rack to cool. Let it cool at least 1 hour before slicing.

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