Old-Time Whole Wheat Bread

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READY IN: 2hrs 40mins
Recipe by Hoosier Margie

A nice blend of the whole wheat and white flour makes a nice soft bread.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix 3 1/2 cup flour and yeast.
  2. Heat water, brown sugar, shortening, and salt until warm (115-120 degrees) stirring to melt shortening.
  3. Add to dry mix in bowl.
  4. Beat 1/2 minute on low; 3 minutes on high.
  5. Stir in whole wheat flour and enough other flour to make moderately stiff dough.
  6. Knead until smooth and elastic (10-12 minutes) Place in large greased bowl, turn.
  7. Cover, let rise until double (1 hour).
  8. Punch down, divide in 1/2, cover; let rest 10 minutes.
  9. Shape into loaves and place in 2 greased 9x5 loaf pans.
  10. Cover, let rise until double (45 minutes).
  11. Bake at 375 degrees for 40-45 minutes.

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