Soft Grain Bread

Total Time
45mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
25 mins

This bread is great for sandwiches and for toasting.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. In large mixing bowl, combine all-bran cereal, oats, whole wheat flour, dry milk powder, potato flakes, yeast, salt, and 2 cups bread flour; set aside.
  2. In microwave, heat water, honey and butter to 110 to 120 degrees.
  3. Add water mixture to flour mixture and beat on medium speed with mixer for 2 minutes.
  4. Gradually add enough flour for the mixture to form a stiff dough.
  5. Turn dough out onto floured board and knead about 10 minutes, adding flour as needed (I use my KitchenAid mixer with a dough hook).
  6. Be careful not to add too much flour or the bread will be heavy.
  7. Place the kneaded dough in a large oiled bowl and turn dough over to coat with the oil.
  8. Cover the dough with a large cloth and set aside in warm place to rise until it is doubled in size.
  9. Punch dough down and turn out onto floured board.
  10. Divide into 5 portions, shape each into loaves, and place in greased 4 1/2 x 8 1/2 inch non-stick loaf pans (the dark pans brown the bread better than the shiny pans).
  11. Cover pans with a cloth and let rise until doubled.
  12. Bake in a preheated 375 degree oven for about 25 to 30 minutes.
  13. Remove bread from pans immediately and let cool on rack.
  14. Brush tops of loaves with butter.