Bran Yeast Bread

Recipe by Vino Girl
READY IN: 3hrs
YIELD: 1 loaf




  • In a mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Set aside.
  • In another bowl, combine boiling water, oil, sugar, and salt; stir well until sugar is dissolved.
  • Stir in cold water and bran.
  • Stir sugar mixture into yeast mixture.
  • Add whole wheat flour and 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour; beat on medium speed for 2-3 minutes.
  • Stir in enough of the remaining flour to make a stiff dough.
  • Turn onto a floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic (8 minutes).
  • Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease the top of the dough.
  • Cover and let rise in a warm place for about an hour, or until doubled.
  • Punch the dough down; cover again and let rest for 8 minutes.
  • Shape into a loaf, and place the dough in a 9x5 inch loaf pan.
  • Cover and let rise for 45 minutes, or until doubled.
  • Bake in a 350F preheated oven for 35-45 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • Remove from pan and cool on a wire rack.