Two-Tone Yeast Bread

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
YIELD: 2 loaves
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In large mixing bowl, combine 2 cups flour, sugar, yeast and salt. Add warm milk and shortening, beat until smooth.
  • Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dought (dough will be sticky).
  • Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes.
  • Place in a bowl coated with cooking spray, turning once to coat top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
  • For molasses dough, in a large mixing bowl combine all-purpose flour, sugar, yeast and salt.
  • Add the warm milk, molasses and shortening; beat until smooth.
  • Stir in enough whole wheat flour to form a soft dough (dough will be sticky).
  • Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes.
  • Place in a bowl coated with cooking spray, turning once to coat top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
  • Punch down doughs, divide each dough in half. On a lightly floured surface, roll one portion of each dough into a 12 inch x 8 inch rectangle.
  • Place the rectangle of molasses dough on the rectangle of plan dough.
  • Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with a short side; pinch seam to seal and tuck ends under. Place seam side down in an 8 inch x 4 inch x 2 inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray. repeat with remaining dough.
  • Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 30 minutes.
  • Bake at 375°F for 35-40 minutes or until browned. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
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