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Raisin Wheat Bread Recipe

Raisin Wheat Bread Recipe

"My husband likes dense, hearty breads with a little crunch," says Lorraine Darocha of Mountain City, Tennessee. "So I took a basic wheat bread recipe and added crunchy sunflower seeds plus raisins and honey for sweetness. It's moist and tender but filling, too."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 3 hours YIELD:16 servings


  • 1-1/4 cups plus 1 tablespoon water (70° to 80°)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup unsalted sunflower kernels
  • 2/3 cup raisins
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1-1/3 cups bread flour
  • 2-1/2 teaspoon Red Star® Platinum Superior Baking Yeast™


  • 1. In bread machine pan, place all ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer. Select wheat 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 (16 slices).

Nutritional Facts

One slice equals 164 calories, 4 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 223 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fat.