Quick Rise Whole Wheat Bread

Recipe by lisar
READY IN: 1hr 25mins
YIELD: 2 loaves




  • Add ingredients in the order listed to bread mixing bowl.
  • Using a dough hook, mix well and add more flour if needed so that the dough cleans the sides of the bowl (dough should be slightly tacky.
  • Knead for 10 minutes.
  • Shape into 2 to 3 loaves depending on the size of your pans. Add dough to sprayed pans.
  • Cover with tented plastic or cloth and let rise for about 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 400 for the last half hour of rising. It is ready to go in the oven when the dough is doubled in bulk.
  • Turn oven down to 350 and bake for 25 to 30 minutes.
  • Take out of pans and let cool on wire rack.
  • Brush tops with melted butter to keep crusts soft.
  • additional ingredients may be added:.
  • Eggs:.
  • decrease water by 1/4 cup and add two beaten eggs. Eggs add flavor, liquid, color, structure, nutrients and tenderness to breads.
  • Cracked wheat:.
  • Add 1/2 cup uncooked cracked wheat for each 4 cups of flour. If using uncooked cracked wheat the bread will be somewhat crunchy. cooking the cracked wheat first will add a variety of texture without the crunch feel. Many people like to put oatlems or other cooked cereals into their bread. As a guidelin, use 1/2 cup or less per 4 cups of flour.
  • Potatoes:.
  • They add a sweet, rich flavor to breads. Add 1/2 cup to 4 cups flour and reduce water by 1/4 cup.