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Whole Wheat Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rebecca Pace
Added: Saturday, January 20, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 Tablespoons Yeast
1 quart scalded milk
6 Tablespoons sugar
2 1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup Lard
6 cups white flour
4 cups whole wheat flour

Directions:
Directions:
Dissolve yeast in 1/2 cup warm water
Combine lard, salt, sugar and scalded milk in large Tupperware bowl. Stir til melded, Add yeast mixture. Stir well. Sift in flour while beating until dough holds together. Knead dough for several minutes. Grease top and put back in greased Tupperware bowl. Cover with wet dish towel and let rise until double. Punch down and divide into portions. Shape in bread shape and put in greased bread pan. Let rise. Bake 400 for 10 minutes, then turn down and bake 350 for 30 - 40 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe came from my Teasdale friend Reva Coleman. She tended our children when they were little. Reva was a very good bread maker.

 

 

 

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