Basic Whole Wheat Bread

Recipe by JillAZ
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READY IN: 3hrs 40mins
YIELD: 2 loaves
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Proof yeast by mixing with 1Tablespoon honey and 1/4 cup warm water in a glass measuring cup.
  • Set aside and allow to stand until it bubbles up.
  • 5-10 minutes.
  • If using instant yeast, skip this step and mix yeast in with dry ingredients.
  • In a large mixing bowl blend together water, salt, honey, oil and vitamin C powder.
  • Add 3 cups of the flour and the yeast mixture.
  • Mix thoroughly.
  • Add in as much of the remaining flour as you can stir in.
  • Then turn out onto a board and knead for 10 minutes until smooth and elastic.
  • Try not to add too much more than the 6 cups called for in the recipe.
  • Place dough in a lightly oiled bowl, cover and let rise until doubled in size.
  • About 1-1/2 hours.
  • Punch down, divide in half and shape into two loaves.
  • Place in oiled pans, cover and let rise until doubled.
  • Bake in a 350 degree oven for 35 to 45 minutes until golden brown.
  • Turn out of pans and let cool on a rack.
  • Enjoy!
  • You can also use 1/2 whole wheat flour and 1/2 unbleached flour if you prefer.
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