Whole Wheat Bread

                      Nothing beats a wonderful fresh homemade loaf of whole wheat bread.
My love for making bread comes from my great aunt, she could 
I made this recipe about two weeks ago and have to say it was a total hit.
I have tired other recipes for a wheat bread but never had any luck, this time however I have struck gold!
The wheat flour I am using is freshly ground from Hagood Mill which is local. 
When it came out of the oven I could not wait until it was cool enough to slice and top with a bit of homemade sugar free apple butter. 
Oh, it does not get any better.
Seriously, this recipe is a sure hit!
I made another loaf tonight and again a perfect.
Can't wait to to have some in the morning. *drool*

* Exported from MasterCook *
                            Whole Wheat Bread

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Serving Size:
16 slices / 1 loaf    Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Categories: Bread

  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 1/8        teaspoons  active dry yeast
1 1/4        cups  warm water -- 110-115
1/4           cup  brown sugar, packed
2              Tablespoons  butter -- melted
3/4           teaspoon  salt
1 1/2        cups  whole wheat flour
2              cups  all purpose flour -- or 2 1/2 cups

  1. In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water.
  2. Add the brown sugar, butter, salt, whole wheat flour and 1 cup all purpose flour.
  3. Beat until smooth.
  4. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a firm dough (dough will be sticky).
  5. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes.
  6. Place in a bowl coated with cooking spray, turning once to coat the top.
  7. Cover and let rise until doubled about 1 hour.
  8. Punch dough down and turn onto a floured surface; shape into a loaf.
  9. Place in a 9 x 5 loaf pan coated with cooking spray.
  10. Cover and let rise until doubled - about one hour.
  11. Bake at 375 for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.
  12. Remove from pan to a wire rack and cool.

  "Taste of Home Magazine"
  "June/July 2010"
  "16 slices / 1 Loaf "
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  • Fast, easy and wonderful loaf of bread
  • I use 2 cups of white flour - but depending on where you are you may need more or less flour.
  • I use my bread hook on my mixer to speed things along just a little.
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