Cracked Wheat Bread Recipe

Step 1

Cook cracked wheat in the boiling water for 10 minutes, till all the water is absorbed. Dissolve yeast in 1/3 c of warm water & let proof. Stir together shortening, salt, molasses, honey & the rest of the water & add to cracked wheat. Stir in the flours a little at a time. When the dough is stiff, turn out onto a floured board & knead for 10 minutes, use extra flour if necessary. Shape into a ball, place in oiled bowl, cover & let rise till doubled. Punch down & shape into 2 loaves. Let rise till doubled. Bake at 375F for 30 to 35 minutes. Cool on racks.

Step 2

"Beard on Bread"

Things You'll Need

  • 1/2c Cracked wheat
  • 1 1/2c Boiling water
  • 1pk Dry yeast
  • 1/3c Warm water
  • 1/4c Shortening
  • 1 1/2ts Salt
  • 2tb Molasses
  • 2tb Honey
  • 1c Warm water
  • 1c Wholewheat flour
  • 4c All-purpose flour

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