My husband’s friend is huge into making everything from scratch. He gave him his special recipe of Homemade Whole Wheat Bread from www.cookingbread.com. He makes a couple of loaves and then freezes them so he can have homemade bread all the time! I attempted to make it and it was DELICIOUS!!! WAY better than store bought wheat bread that is for sure! Enjoy!
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Whole Wheat Bread
2 hrPrep Time 35 minCook Time
2 hr, 35 Total Time
1 3/4 cup lukewarm milk 1/4 cup butter (melted) 3 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 cup buckwheat honey (I just use honeybear honey) 1 large egg beaten 4 teaspoons instant yeast 5-51/2 cups whole wheat flour 2 teaspoons salt
Heat milk to 110-115 F. Pour into a bowl add melted butter, olive oil, buckwheat honey and beaten egg, mix all together until well blended. Add in 3 cups of flour, salt and yeast mix until smooth - about 2 minutes. Allow dough to rest for 20 minutes. Gradually add flour until the dough becomes a soft dough. Pour out onto a lightly floured surface and knead for 8 - 10 minutes adding more flour as needed. Place dough into a lightly oiled bowl, cover and let proof for about 1 1/2 hours or till double in bulk. Pour out dough onto a flat surface and knead for a minute or two. Cut dough in half and shape into loaves. Place into two greased 4.5x8.5 loaf pans. Cover with plastic wrap and allow to double in size. Bake in a preheated 350 F oven for 30-35 minutes or until golden and sounds hollow when tapped on the bottom. Remove from pans and cool on a wire rack.
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