Sunflower Wheat Bread Recipe
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Sunflower Wheat Bread Recipe

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Coming from the Sunflower State and the No. 1 wheat-producing state, I'm always looking for recipes that promote our agricultural products.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 3 hours
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 3 hours
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1 cup warm milk (70° to 80°)
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons salted sunflower kernels
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 3 cups bread flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/3 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 2 teaspoons active dry yeast

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 258 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 346mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 9g 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 (8 slices).
Editor's Note: We recommend you do not use a bread machine's time-delay feature for this recipe.
Originally published as Sunflower Wheat Bread in Country August/September 2004, p49

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shecooksalot User ID: 5888460 67018
Reviewed Aug. 9, 2012

"This bread is very tasty!!! Also, it's very simple with the bread machine. I am always on the lookout for simple breads. All the different ingredients work well together. I did substitute coconut oil for the butter and still turned out great. I will be making this again."

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