Scald milk and remove from heat. Add shortening, honey and salt. Stir to melt. Cool to lukewarm. Dissolve 2 tsp. sugar in warm water. Add yeast.
Let stand for 10 minutes. Add cooled milk mixture, eggs,whole wheat flour and 1 cup white flour. Beat 2 minutes with mixer. With wooden spoon, add remaining to make sticky soft dough using your hands. Let stand for 1 hour. Punch down and turn into a 12 cup casserole or 2 smaller ones. Let rise again 1 hour. Bake in 375 degree oven, 45 minutes for small casseroles and 1 hour for larger one. Cool on racks.