whole wheat bread
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Whole Wheat Bread

Servings: 10
Calories: 224kcal

Ingredients

Starter:

  • ¼ cup warm water
  • 1- teaspoon yeast
  • 1 Tablespoon flour
  • ½ teaspoon sugar

Dough:

  • 1 ¼ cup warm water
  • 2 Tablespoon honey
  • 3 Tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 1/2 cups unbleached white flour
  • 1 Tablespoon bran flakes
  • ¼ cup whole-wheat flour

Instructions

Make the starter:

  • In the bread machine pan, combine 1/4 cup water, 1/2 teaspoon sugar, 1 Tablespoon flour, and 1 teaspoon yeast. Stir to dissolve. Let it rest at room temperature for 30 minutes.

Make the dough:

  • After 30 mins, to the starter add the dough ingredients: 1 1/4 cup warm water, 2 Tablespoons of honey, 3 Tablespoon melted butter, 1 teaspoon salt, 3 1/2 cups unbleached white flour, 1 Tablespoon bran flakes, and 1/4 cup whole wheat flour. Stir with wooden spoon.
  • Set your bread machine to dough setting. Mine usually take 2 hours and 20 minutes.
  • After the dough has risen, form the dough into a smooth ball.
  • Place the dough into a baking pan or form into a loaf shape (free form, or use a loaf pan) and cover with a warm damp cloth. Let rest for 30-40 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 380.
  • Score the loaf with a sharp knife.
  • Sprinkle with some water and place in the pre-heated oven.
  • Bake for 40 minute or until crust is golden brown. Remove the bread from the oven and from the pan. Let cool about 30 minutes.
  • Enjoy this fresh, warm, delicious whole wheat bread.

Nutrition

Calories: 224kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 275mg | Potassium: 77mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2.8% | Calcium: 0.9% | Iron: 14.4%