Mennonite Whole Wheat Bread Recipe

Step 1

Dissolve yeast in the warm water. Combine butter, molasses, honey, and salt. Mix well. Add yeast mixture. Gradually add flour. Turn onto a floured board and knead until smooth (this will take a fair amount of shoulder; the dough is fairly heavy). Place in a large greased bowl, then turn to grease the top. Cover with a clean tea towel, and let rise until doubled, about two hours.

Step 2

Punch dough down, and let it rest a few minutes. Divide into quarters, and shape into loaves. Place in greased bread pans, and let rise about one hour. Bake at 375 F. for 35 to 40 minutes.

From Amish & Mennonite Kitchens by Good & Pellman From: Sam Waring Date: 24

Things You'll Need

  • 2pk Yeast, dry
  • 4c ;Water, warm
  • 1/2c Butter; softened
  • 1/4c Molasses
  • 1/2c Honey
  • 2ts Salt
  • 6c Flour, whole wheat
  • 4c Flour, white

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