The Whole Earth Cracked Wheat Bread

Recipe by Anne Edgell
READY IN:
YIELD: 2 loaves
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Pour 2 cups boiling water over the cracked wheat. Add the honey reserving 1 teaspoon for later, salt and oil.
  • Cool.
  • Dissolve the yeast in 2/3 cup warm water and add the 1 teaspoon honey.
  • Combine with the cooled cracked wheat mixture. Add the flour and mix thoroughly.
  • Place in a buttered bowl and cover, let rise for 1 hour.
  • Punch down and let rise for another 30 minutes.
  • Punch down and turn out on a floured board.
  • Knead well.
  • Shape into 2 loaves and place in loaf pans.
  • Bake at 350 until golden brown.
  • Check after 30-40 minutes.
  • Check for doneness by tapping on bottom of loaf, if it sounds hollow, it's done. If not, bake for an additional 5-10 minutes.
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