Grammy's Health Nut Bread

Recipe by Chef #606382
READY IN: 50mins
YIELD: 2 loaves




  • Soften yeast in 2 cups of warm water. Add sugar, salt, and white flour. Let rest in warm place until light and bubbly.
  • Combine 1/2 cup hot water, brown sugar, shortening, and let cool to luke warm.
  • Add pecans to brown sugar mixture. Then add brown sugar mixture into white sugar mixture.
  • Add whole wheat flour to mixture and mix until smooth.
  • Knead on lightly floured board until smooth and elastic, about 10 minutes.
  • Place in greased bowl, turning to make sure entire bread surface is greased. Cover and keep warm in draft free place until bread has doubled in size.
  • Cut dough in half. Knead again. Place dough into 2 greased loaf pans. Let rise until dough has doubled.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 50 minute For a crispy top, brush with butter after 40 minutes.