Honey Wheat Bread

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3 cups warm water (110F)

2 tablespoons yeast

1/3 cup honey

Stir to moisten yeast.

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Mix in 5 cups unbleached flour

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Let set 30 minutes or until big and bubbly (sponging)

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Mix in 3 tablespoons of melted butter

another 1/3 cup of honey

1 tablespoon of salt

and 2-4 cups of whole wheat flour

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Knead 10 minutes. The dough should be pulling away from the sides of the bowl or counter but still sticky to touch.

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Place in a well greased bowl, turning once to coat the surface of the dough. Cover and let rise in a warm place until double – about an hour.

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I forgot to take the picture of the dough after rising. Sorry!

Punch down and divide into 3 loaves and place in greased 9×5 inch loaf pans and allow to rise until dough tops the pans by 1 inch.1st half jan 2013 077

Bake at 350F for 25 to 30 minutes and do not over bake. I don’t bother to brush the tops of the loaves with butter and the crust really doesn’t get hard. Cool completely.

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This is slightly sweet. I took this same recipe and divided it in half and made these. It made 2 pans.

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Yummy!  🙂  If you’re interested in how I made them let me know. I’ll warn you now they are super sticky sweet and have a ton of calories! But oh so good!

It was very chilly and foggy this morning. Not much above freezing.

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Some critters don’t seem to mind. She thought it was a good morning for a bath.

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I’ve gotta run for now. Time to fix supper. God bless!

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4 thoughts on “Honey Wheat Bread

  1. katmando1955 says:

    Thanks fr the recipe sis!

  2. Thanks for stopping by my blog today, those cinnamon rolls look delicious but definately not on my New Years diet. Oh well, maybe in a few months I might splurge a little.

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