Bread Machine Wheat Bread Recipe
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Bread Machine Wheat Bread Recipe

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To fit in the bread machine, we adjusted the amounts of ingredients to produce only one loaf. This version retails the same sweet taste and tender texture as the original loaf, and there's no need to knead the dough by hand.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Bake: 3-4 hours
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Bake: 3-4 hours
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 1/2 cup warm milk (70° to 80°)
  • 1/2 cup water (70° to 80°)
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 cups bread flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 111 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 244mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein


  1. In bread machine pan, place all ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer. Select basic bread setting. Choose crust color and loaf size if available. Bake according to bread machine directions (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed). Yield: 1 loaf (1-1/2 pounds).
Editor's Note: We recommend you do not use a bread machine's time-delay feature for this recipe.
Originally published as Bread Machine Wheat Bread in Quick Cooking May/June 2000, p42

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Reviewed Apr. 26, 2016

"Would anyone use Vital Gluten Flour in the recipe?"

Reviewed Jan. 9, 2016

"This was a delicious bread loaf. I will be making this again, thanks for sharing!!"

Reviewed Jan. 8, 2016

"Made this today and it came out perfect. I will definitely make it again. I used all whole grain bread flour instead of a combination of flours."

Reviewed Dec. 3, 2015

"This is now my favorite! But I do make one change..I use two cups of whole wheat flour and 1 cup bread flour. Next time I am going to substitute molasses for the honey....I'll post the result.. It makes a fine crumb, moist loaf"

Reviewed Nov. 4, 2014

"This recipe turned out really well. It rose well and was moist and spongy. I am allergic to dairy, so I made a few alterations. I subbed almond milk for milk and coconut oil for butter."

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