Grandpa B's Whole Wheat Bread Recipe

Step 1

In a large bowl, thoroughly mix the whole wheat flour, oatmeal, cracked wheat, dry milk, salt, sugar, and undissolved yeast. Combine warm water, vegetable oil and molasses and add to dry ingredients. Beat two minutes at medium speed of electric mixer, scraping bowl occasionally. Add all-purpose flour 1/4 cup at a time to make a soft dough.

Step 2

Turn dough out on lightly floured pastry cloth or board. Knead until smooth and elastic, about 10 minutes.

Step 3

Place dough in greased bowl, turning to grease top. cover; let rise in warm place until doubled in bulk, about 45 minutes to 1 hour.

Step 4

Punch down and let rise again until double. Punch down and let rest for 5 minutes. Shape into loaf and place in greased 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 inch bread pan. Cover and let rise until doubled. Bake in 350 degree oven for 45-50 minutes.

* This recipe works very well in automatic bread makers. Follow the directions for your particular machine.

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Things You'll Need

  • 1 1/3c Warm water
  • 2tb Vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2c All-purpose flour
  • 3/4c Whole wheat flour
  • 1/2c Oatmeal
  • 2tb Cracked wheat
  • 1/4c Dry milk
  • 1 1/4ts Salt
  • 1tb Dark molasses
  • 2tb Sugar
  • 1 1/2ts Active dry yeast

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