Wow! This bread is fabulous! First of all, I was so glad that it really was 100% whole wheat. Many of the recipes aren't. I used 1 cup 1% milk and 1/3 cup water since I did not have powdered milk. I used 1 tsp salt, but otherwise followed the recipe as written. It has a hearty, nutty flavor yet it is tender and slices up beautifully. My bread maker has been gathering dust, but no longer! Thanks for the wonderful, healthy recipe.
I have been looking for a 100% whole wheat bread for my bread maker for a while and I'm so glad I tried this. This is the most amazing bread I've tried.....so soft and tender. I also used 1% milk instead of water(as I did not have milk powder) and 1 tsp of salt. The first time I forgot to add lemon juice and realized it does make a difference when I made this bread the second time. The bread was much softer and kept better. I guess it takes the place of ascorbic acid crystals which is a dough conditioner added to many recipes.
Thanks so much for posting!
I call it beautiful! It has the delightful crunch of a biscuit, and a soft chewy interior with a heady yeast flavor that reminds me of my 'overnighted' oatmeal dough (I tinker with letting dough rise...a long time). This is superb, and the flavor is addicting. :)
Very yummy bread, nice a soft. Sweet but not too sweet for savory fillings. Thanks for the recipe
Mmm, this is great. Used two 100% whole wheat flours (hard red and white wheat) and white balsamic vinegar rather than lemon juice (no lemons on hand). Because I knew I would be tossing in a half cup of chopped walnuts, I went with walnut rather than olive oil. Added 4 tsp vital wheat gluten with Vitamin C, just to ensure a good rise with the extra nuts and 100% wheat flour. It turned out beautifully-- nice fine crumb that would be great for sandwiches. Just had some with my egg white omelet for breakfast. I would desperately like to eat more of it but will have to exhibit a little self-control and wait until I get hungry again!
I love this bread recipe, but I made it because I was impressed with the nutritional values on the right. It didn't seem right until I actually did the math today and it comes out to something like ~150 cal a slice with ~30 carbs per slice. That's netting 12 slices! I wish I never did the math XD