Cracked Wheat Sourdough Bread

READY IN: 43mins
YIELD: 3 loaves




  • In a medium bowl place the cracked wheat and pour the hot water over it, let sit.
  • In your mixer place margarine, milk, salt, egg, molasses, honey, flax seeds, and sunflower seeds. Pour in wheat mixture when it reaches lukewarm temperature.
  • Pour in starter and mix well.
  • Starting with wheat flour mix in flour one cup at a time. Mixing well after each addition. You may only need 3-1/2 cups of the white flour.
  • Mix for about 10 minutes to allow the wheat flour to develop.
  • Transfer to a well greased bowl and let rise 1-1/2 hours.
  • Punch down, let rise 1 hours.
  • Divide into three loaves and let rise till doubled.
  • Bake at 350 for about 40-45 minutes, tops will be brown.
  • Thump bottoms of loaves and if they sound hollow they are done.
  • Place on racks to cool.