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A Recipe for Whole Wheat Bread

A recipe for whole wheat bread is an excellent choice. As well as tasting great, whole wheat bread is good for you.

TRIVIA: Whole wheat flour is wheat flour from which the bran has not been removed through processing. The bran adds valuable fibre and other nutrients to your diet. Who knew something so tasty could be good for you?

And now, two delicious recipes. One is bound to be a recipe for whole wheat bread that pleases you.

A Recipe for Whole Wheat Bread #1

This recipe is made in the bread machine.

1 1/8 cups water
2 cups whole wheat flour
1 cup bread flour
1 1/2 tsp salt
4 tbsp butter
2 tbsp sugar
1/4 c instant potato flakes
1 1/2 tsp RED STAR active dry yeast, or as per manufacturer’s instructions.

Place ingredients for a recipe for whole wheat bread in the bread pan, then select a light crust setting. Remove from pan when baking cycle ends, and cool on cake rack before slicing this recipe for whole wheat bread.

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A Recipe for Whole Wheat Bread #2

This recipe for whole wheat bread is prepared manually. It is 100% whole wheat, so the dough will be softer than when making white bread.

It is best if you mix the batter in a food processor. The coverCuisinart DFP-14BC 14-Cup Food Processor, Brushed Stainless Steel is highly recommended for people who do a lot of cooking or who are preparing food in larger quantities. This is the food processor that some users call their “dream machine.” Yes, you can buy cheaper food processors, and if you do not plan on using the lower priced models a great deal, you will be satisfied with their performance.

Trivia: Carl Sontheimer, founder of Cuisinart Company, developed a microwave direction finder that NASA used during a mission to the moon.

If you want a good, quality machine, but you cook in smaller quantities, I recommend the KitchenAid KFP740WH 9-Cup Food Processor, White

Ingredients: A recipe for whole wheat bread

1 pkg dry yeast
3 tbsp brown sugar
3/4 cup warm water 2 3/4 cup whole-wheat flour
Optional but recommended: Bread Dough Enhancer. Use per manufacturer's instructions.
3 tbsp nonfat dry milk powder
3 tbsp vegetable oil
1 egg OR 2 egg whites
1 tsp salt

Add yeast and sugar to water; let stand until foamy. Mix flour, milk powder, dough enhancer, oil and egg whites. Mix by hand, or use metal blade or mixer with dough hook in your food processor.

Dough will be sticky. If it seems too sticky, add a little more flour. If it seems too dry, add a little more water.

When dough is moist but not too sticky, mix dough until well kneaded.

Make a hole in center, and pour in the yeast mixture. Stir, then knead on floured kneading board until elastic.

Place dough in large plastic bag. Squeeze out air bubbles, seal, and place in bowl. Allow to rise in warm spot until doubled.

Oil a baking sheet. Punch dough down then shape into ball. Place on baking sheet and cover with plastic. Rise until your recipe for whole wheat bread until doubled.

Preheat oven to 375 F. Place rack in center of oven. Dust dough top with flour. Make a slash across the top for decoration. Bake about 30-35 minutes until bread sounds hollow when tapped on bottom. Remove from pan and cool on rack.

Enjoy eating a recipe for whole wheat bread.


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Another recipe for whole wheat bread. Kneaded by hand.

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