Shredded Wheat Bread

"This recipe makes two loaves of bread. It is an excellent bread that uses shredded wheat cereal. It is very tasty and I always have shredded wheat on hand as we love it."
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Ready In:
3hrs 30mins
2 loaves




  • Measure the boiling water, butter, salt, and molasses into a mixing bowl, and crumble the shredded wheat into this; cool to lukewarm.
  • Dissolve the yeast in the 1/4 cup warm water and let proof for a few minutes.
  • Add this to the above lukewarm mixture.
  • Add the flour by cupfuls, using as much as you need to have a fairly stiff dough.
  • Knead 100 times.
  • Grease a bowl and place dough into it.
  • Let rise for 2 hours, covered.
  • Punch down and rise another hour.
  • Turn out on lightly floured board, punch down, and let rest for 10 minutes.
  • Make into two loaves, place in greased pans, let rise till double.
  • Bake 400 degrees for 50 minutes, covering with foil if it gets too brown.

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