Terrific Whole Wheat in the Breadmaker!

READY IN: 4hrs 20mins
SERVES: 14-16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • NOTE: If you keep your whole wheat flour in the freezer (which is a good idea) be sure to remove it a few hours before-hand so it can warm to room temperature.
  • Measure the ingredients into your machine's loaf pan in the order listed. Be sure NOT to let the yeast touch the water. (By the way, I use bread machine yeast but I'm pretty sure regular yeast works too!).
  • Set it to "grain" and press start (so it should say 4:10 on the little screen).
  • When finished, remove from the machine, pull out the paddle if it's stuck in, and cover with a tea towel (to keep the crust soft) on a cooling rack. Let the loaf cool at least 20 minutes before slicing.
  • It should stay fresh 4-5 days in normal weather. We usually slice and freeze a portion of the loaf and it defrosts beautifully. Also makes lovely breadcrumbs!
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