Whole Wheat Bread
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Serves: 2 loaves
  • 2 pkgs active dry yeast
  • 4½ cups whole wheat flour
  • 2-3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp salt
  • ¼ cup SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • ⅓ cup butter or margarine, softened
  • ⅓ cup molasses
  • 2¼ cups warm water
  1. In large mixing bowl combine yeast, 1 cup whole wheat flour, 1 cup all-purpose flour, sugar, salt, SACO Buttermilk Blend, butter and molasses.
  2. Add very warm (120 - 130°F) tap water to flour mixture.
  3. Blend at low speed until moistened; beat 3 minutes at medium speed.
  4. By hand, gradually stir in remaining 3½ cups whole wheat flour, and enough of remaining white flour (1 to 2 cups) to make a soft dough.
  5. Turn out onto lightly floured board and knead until smooth and elastic (8 to 10 minutes).
  6. Place in greased bowl, turning to grease all sides.
  7. Cover; let rise in warm place, free from drafts, until double in bulk (about 1 hour).
  8. Punch down.
  9. Divide dough into two parts; mold into balls.
  10. Allow to rest, covered with inverted bowl, 10 minutes.
  11. Shape into loaves.
  12. Place in two greased 8-inch loaf pans or two 9-inch loaf pans.
  13. Let rise until doubled (about 1 hour).
  14. Bake in preheated 400°F oven for 25 to 30 minutes, or until golden brown and loaves sound hollow when tapped.
  15. Remove from pans and cool on racks.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 129 Fat: 2g Saturated fat: 1g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 6g Sugar: 4g Protein: 4g Cholesterol: 6mg
Recipe by SacoFoods at http://www.sacofoods.com/whole-wheat-bread/