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Perfect Whole Wheat Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mom Brooke
Added: Tuesday, January 9, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pkg. active dry yeast
c. warm water
1 c. hot water
1/3 brown sugar
2 tsp. salt
3 T. shortening
2 c. stirred whole wheat flour
3 to 3 1/4 c. sifted all-purpose flour

Directions:
Directions:
Soften yeast in c. warm water (110). Combine hot water, sugar, salt and shortening; cool to lukewarm. Stir in whole wheat flour and 1 c. of white flour; beat well. Stir in yeast. Add enough of remaining flour to make a moderately stiff dough. Turn out on lightly floured board and knead till smooth and satiny (about 10 to 12 min). Shape dough in a ball; place in lightly greased bowl turning once to grease surface. Cover; let rise in warm place till double (about 1 hrs.). Punch down. cut into two portions; shape each in smooth ball. Cover and let rest 10 minutes.

Shape in loaves; place in greased 8 x 4 x 2 loaf dishes. Let rise till double (about 1 hrs.). Bake in moderate oven (375) about 45 minutes. Cover loosely with foil last 20 minutes if loaves brown too quickly. Makes 2 loaves.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8 servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 minutes plus rising time

 

 

 

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