Aunt Bonnie’s Whole Wheat Bread

This is my most used, favorite wheat bread recipe. It is super simple to make and it is not “heavy” like many wheat breads are. It makes great sandwich bread and is wonderful toasted.

We usually half the recipe but this bread freezes well.

Aunt Bonnie's Whole Wheat Bread
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Servings
4 loaves
Servings
4 loaves
Aunt Bonnie's Whole Wheat Bread
Print Recipe
Servings
4 loaves
Servings
4 loaves
Ingredients
Servings: loaves
Instructions
  1. Add yeast to 1 cup warm water.
  2. Let set until bubbly.
  3. Mix hot water with cold water.
  4. Add molasses, oil, salt and honey.
  5. Stir in 3 cups white flour.
  6. Stir in yeast mixture and 5 cup wheat flour.
  7. Batter will be runny.
  8. Let rise until double.
  9. Stir batter down.
  10. Add 8 cups wheat flour.
  11. Stir well and then knead 3-4 minutes. Do not over mix.
  12. Let rise until double.
  13. Form 4 loaves and place in greased bread pans.
  14. Cover. Let rise.
  15. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes or until bread sounds hollow when tapped.
  16. Takes approximately 4 hours from start to finish.
Recipe Notes

If desired, use less wheat flour and more white flour. May need to adjust how much flour is needed.

 

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