Sourdough Honey Whole Wheat Bread

READY IN: 37mins
Recipe by Marg CaymanDesigns

Adopted in the Great RecipeZaar Adoption of 2005. Hope to make and update soon.

Top Review by PaulaG

I don't know where the 4 servings comes from. This makes 1 well rounded loaf of bread. It has a nice texture and slices well. The honey flavor comes through very nice. I used melted butter instead of the shortening and round off the starter to 1 full cup. Definately a keeper.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dissolve yeast in 1 cup warm water.
  2. Mix yeast, starter, honey, salt and shortening with 3 cups flour.
  3. Add more flour as needed to make a stiff dough.
  4. Knead 150 strokes on a floured surface and place in a greased bowl.
  5. Cover and let rise 1 to 1 1/2 hours until doubled in size.
  6. Punch down, let double again.
  7. Punch down and roll into tight loaf.
  8. Grease and place in bread pan.
  9. Let double in pan and bake at 400 degrees F. for 35 to 40 minutes or until very dark golden brown, and it sounds hollow when thumped.

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