No-Knead Whole Wheat Bread

Recipe by mliss29
READY IN: 2hrs 5mins




  • Preheat oven to 250°F.
  • Sprinkle yeast over 2/3 cup lukewarm water and add honey. The yeast should proof.
  • Warm flour in a 250°F oven for about 20 minutes.
  • Combine molasses and 2/3 cup of lukewarm water and add to the yeast mixture.
  • Stir this into the flour.
  • Add salt, wheat germ, and 1 1/3 cups lukewarm water. The dough will be sticky.
  • Butter a 9"x5" loaf pan and turn the dough into the pan. No kneading is necessary. (When I next make this, I'm planning to divide it into 2 loaf pans because I think smaller, non-mushroom-shaped loaves will be easier and less crumb-y to cut. But if you do this, don't bake it for 50 minutes. That's too long. I'll edit again once I figure that time out.).
  • Sprinkle sesame seeds over the top.
  • Let rise to about 1/3 more. (45-60 minutes).
  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Bake for 50 minutes until crust is brown.
  • Remove pan from oven and cool on rack for 10 minutes. Remove bread from pan and cool completely on rack.